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The curse of salt threatens the cathedral of Cádiz | Culture

Network inside the cathedral of Cádiz to prevent rubble from falling.Juan Carlos Toro Canon Domingo González Villanueva sounded the alarm when only three months had passed since the consecration of the Cathedral of Cádiz, in 1838. As stated in the minutes of the Cabildo, from its brand-new vaults “flakes of stone fell and pieces of […]

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Sanctuary of Melqart: Hercules rests in the bay of Cádiz | Culture

Everyone agrees that it existed and that, within its walls, Julius Caesar wept when he discovered the statue of Alexander the Great. But no one knows exactly where the great religious complex was erected – known as the sanctuary of Hercules, by Melqart for the Phoenicians – next to which the Punic ships that left […]

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