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Notes on the Geography of Spain: Granada: the Palaces of the Alhambra: Photo 35

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Also from the museum: a bronze lamp from the Alhambra's vanished mosque.  The conical piece bears several inscriptions, including the formulaic "There is no Conquereor but God.  Glorify his name."  The lip of the lower rim has another inscription.  Dated 1305, it says: "May the Almighty favor [him] beneath it, him whom my light illuminates with its splendor."

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