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EL CASTRO DE ARMEA y EL”FORNO DA SANTA” (R)

Other Styles - 4th and 5th centuries - Orense

In the surroundings of Santa Mariña de Aguas Santas we find several monuments of great interest and related to the legend of the Santa: a Roman road used in the Middle Ages as part of the Camino, an important Roman city where Mariña lived and the furnace, later covered by a Templaque, in which according to that legend survived to all the tortures without giving way to the head of Olibano, was transformed into a high position.

Ermita de la Virgen del Val

Visigoth - 7th Century - Soria

An hermitage totally redone in the 12th century, formed by a nave and a narrower apse, separated by a a triumphal arch, that is now a semicircular one. It preserves multiple remains of imposts and other elements, decorated with bevelled geometrical drawings, similar to the friezes in St. Juan de Baños. Although there are doubts that they may come from other places, for the quantity and location in the present building, the Visigothic origin of the church seems more probable.

Ermita de los Santos

Visigoth - 7th Century - Cádiz

Located in Medina Sidonia (Asidonia), was definitely taken from the Byzantines in 571 by Liuvigild. Only remains from the decoration may be seen in the present hermitage, among those, an inscription in a Roman altar that tells us it was built by the bishop Pimenio in 630. Two slabs have been preserved, one dedicated to the commemoration of several martyrs in 620, the other one from 687, an interesting horseshoe arch and other Cordovan type decoration remnants.

ERMITA DE SANTA MARÍA DE VALCAMINO

Visigoth - 6th Century - Madrid

Remains of the church of an early medieval monastery of three naves with double apse that resembles the churches visigodas North African as Vegademar’s Basilica in San Pedro of Alcántara. Excavated in the last years and still in study to determine his origin, it has been protected creating with her a small archaeological park that makes his visit very attractive.

IDANHA-A-VELHA

Visigoth - 6th Century - Beira Interior Sul

Of the Roman epoch of Indanha-a-Velha there has received documents the forum, thermal baths, domus, I moderate and wall. An episcopal group alters this landscape in epoch tardoantigua, from the 5th century, raising a church – cathedral, baptistry and residences, between other buildings, which there is his time they have met modified in the 8th century.

Iglesia de Las Tapias

Visigoth - 7th Century - La Rioja

To 1 km from Albelda de Iregua they found the remains of a church that was consisting of a central nave, head-board, portico and two lateral compartments with a sarchofagus in that of the north side. He thinks that it was constructed in the second half of the S. The VIIth, and we might include it in the group of cruciform churches of funeral type to which San Fructuoso of Montelios gave origin.

IGLESIA DE VALDECEBADAR

Visigoth - 7th Century - Badajoz

The foundations of this church have been preserved. It has the shape of a Greek cross, with an horseshoe shaped apse, both internally and externally and two lateral compartments at each side of the chevet, of a different structure, separated from the rest of rthe church on one side; the one placed on the northern side still has a baptismal font.

IGLESIA MARTIRIAL DE MARIALBA

Visigoth - 6th Century - León

Of a single nave with a horseshoe shaped apse and located somewhat higher than the nave in which three sepulchral graves have shown up. It faces north-south and had its entrance on a nartex in the northern face. It was modified in the 6th century, a baptistry was added and the flat cover was replaced by a system based on barrel vaults and possibly a dome in the central part of the nave.

IGLESIA Y NECRÓPOLIS DE SAN MARTÍN DE FINAGA (R)

Visigoth - 7th Century - Vizcaya

La ermita actual está reconstruida en 1745 y restaurada a finales del S. XX. Es de planta rectangular en mampostería y sillería en las esquinas, en la que se utilizaron materiales de una necrópolis cercana en la que han aparecido algunos ajuares y varias estelas. En la excavación de su interior en 1994 apareció la cimentación de un edificio prerrománico que constaba de nave y ábside más estrecho, ambos de forma rectangular en la que se han constatado tres fases de construcción, una de los siglos V-VI, otra de época visigoda en la que se añadió el ábside, y la tercera de los siglos IX-X.

LOS HITOS DE ARISGOTAS

Visigoth - 7th Century - Toledo

The deposit of Los Hitos, next Arisgotas’s locality, Toledo, is composed by the remains of a building constructed in masonry and sillarejo with stirrups or external buttresses, divided in three areas, with the central of major extent that the wings. His singular structure and the appearance of a sarchofagus of marble surrounded with other graves speak to us about a possible court or funeral function of the building, raised in the 7th century.

Matyrium de Santa Coloma

Visigoth - 5th Century - La Rioja

A building formed by a square plan with two attached square rooms, with areas built with Roman ashlars and others probably as a result of later recosntructions in brick and medieval dressed stone. It has a crypt covered with a sail vault with two access staircases from the lateral chambers that are covered with spherical hoods upon pendentives

MAUSOLEO DE CENTCELLES

Visigoth - Siglo IV - Tarragona

Placed inside a Roman villa, this building formed by two square domed rooms, with an alone entry in placed in the eastern part. This room, which was dedicated in the 4th century to mausoleum adding a crypt and an important decoration preserves in mosaics and paintings of funeral early Christian Spanish art, has form of cylinder with four semicircular niches. The room west, of interior plant cuatrilobulada, is in much worse condition.

MAUSOLEO DE LA ALBERCA

Visigoth - Siglo IV - Murcia

It is possibly the most ancient building in the peninsula of unquestionable Christian origin. It consists of a construction of two equal superimposed plans with a double vault, that had the martyrium with the apse in its lower plan, isolated from the burial zone by a wall and the upper part dedicated to worship.

MONASTERIO DE VALERANICA

Visigoth - 8th Century, 10th Century - Burgos

This monastery, which remnants have been found at 2 Km from the village of Tordomar, and of which some decoration pieces have been preserved, some in Condal style and others in Mozarabic style, is one of the most famous from its period because the monk Florencio accomplished his work there; an exceptional caligraph and miniaturist, author of the bible called “Codex Gothicus Legionensis”, among many others, preserved in the Colegiata of St. Isidoro in León.

MUSEO DE ARTE VISIGODO DE ARISGOTAS

Visigoth - 7th Century - Toledo

El Museo de Arte Visigodo de Arisgotas expone piezas del siglo VII, como fragmentos de frisos, capiteles o relieves, provenientes de los yacimientos arqueológicos Los Hitos y de San Pedro de la Mata.

MUSEO DE LOS CONCILIOS Y DE LA CULTURA VISIGODA

Visigoth - 7th Century - Toledo

El Museo de los Concilios y de la Cultura Visigoda, filial del Museo de Santa Cruz de Toledo, fue creado en 1969 con la misión de exhibir en él cuantos testimonios histórico-artísticos puedan recogerse relativos a dicha cultura de cuyo reino fue capital, centro político, religioso y artístico la ciudad de Toledo.

NECRÓPOLIS DE CACERA DE LAS RANAS

Visigoth - 6th Century - Madrid

La necrópolis de Cacera de las Ranas, compuesta por cerca de 200 sepulturas, se encuentra en el término de Aranjuez, próximo al río Tajo, en las inmediaciones de la vía romana que unía Tarraconenses con Lusitania. Su cronología, entre el siglo V y VII, y ubicación, el centro de La Meseta, responde a las características de ocupación del pueblo visigodo.

NECRÓPOLIS DE CASTILTIERRA

Visigoth - 6th Century - Segovia

La necrópolis se encuentra enclavada a 1km de Castiltierra, Segovia. Por su extensión y magnitud, que se traduce en una permanencia cronológica desde finales del siglo V hasta los últimos tiempos del reino visigodo, y por la variedad y espectacularidad de los ajuares, esta necrópolis es, junto a la de El Carpio de Tajo (Toledo), Herrera de Pisuerga  (Palencia) y Duratón (Segovia), una de las más conocidas y valoradas dentro de la historia peninsular visigoda.

NECRÓPOLIS DE DURATÓN

Visigoth - 6th Century - Segovia

Duratón se presenta como una de las necrópolis más tempranas dentro del conjunto de necrópolis visigodas clásicas o de tradición germánica, perdurando hasta finales del siglo VI, estando formada por más de 600 enterramientos con importantes ajuares.

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