By Cláudio Torres,Santiago Macias,Susana Gómez,José Russo,Antonio Cunha,John (translator) Elliott,Mandi (copy-editor) Gomez,Sakina Missoum (editorial coordinator)
inhabitants. 5 centuries of Muslim presence have left no awesome lines, yet within the dealing with of
quantity, within the concepts of development, within the extra practical or ornamental
pieces in universal structure, the Andalusian symbiosis is still deeply engraved in
the legacy. with out it, you'll no longer clarify the sixteenth-century explosion of
Mudéjar ornament, or that of Manuelin artwork, or the Gothic of Alentejo the place audacious
vaults mix with soft framing and skilful polychrome finishes of the
Azulejo. This ‘Moorish’ legacy notwithstanding is usually perceived at the present time in wealthy
mosaics and within the plaintive sound of the preferred choirs of Alentejo. it may be noticeable in
the contained tracery of Coimbra weaves and within the skilful ornamentation of Redondo
ceramics. It informs the layout of gardens, within the flavour of an escabeche,
and has expert literature within the legend of the Enchanted Moorish Maiden.
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In the Lands of the Enchanted Moorish Maiden: Islamic Art in Portugal: 1 (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean) by Cláudio Torres,Santiago Macias,Susana Gómez,José Russo,Antonio Cunha,John (translator) Elliott,Mandi (copy-editor) Gomez,Sakina Missoum (editorial coordinator)