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Nov 6, 2010 - Canto Gregoriano

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND The monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos is one of the most famous in central Spain, and it is the cloister attached to the church that has put it on the map. The two-story cloister has some of the most impressive Romanesque art in the country. The initial impact of the green garden, set amid the pillars on all sides of the cloister, is only outdone by the stunning details on the carved capitals. Each one is different from the next. There are lions, twisting floral motifs and delicate weavings in stone, but it is the...

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