July 18, 2015

Above: Stained class high on the wall of the Cathedral of Ávila.

Below: Pictures 1 to 9 are views within the Cathedral of Ávila, including ...
Picture 1 shows the burial sculpture for Alonso Fernández de Madrigal, bishop of Ávila in 1499, whose tomb read
"so enlightened were his doctrines that they caused the blind to see".
Picture 4 shows the alterpiece by Pedro Berruguete in the late 1400's,
Picture 5 shows the unique red and white "blood" limestone found in the area, found in the Romanesque parts of the Cathedral.
Pictures 7 and 8 show some of the outfits the priests wore over the years.

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