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Notes on the Geography of Spain: The City of Cordoba: Photo 7

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A surviving gate--the Puerta del Almodovar--seen from inside the Juderia, the old Jewish quarter.  This is probably the gate of which al-Makkari writes: "There was still another gate, formerly called Babu-l-yahud (the gate of the Jews), but good Moslems having objected to the name, it was named Babu-l-hodi (The gate of direction)."

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