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Convento de Santa Marta

The Convento de Santa Marta is a convent in Córdoba, Spain on Calle de Santa Marta. Founded in 1464, it belongs to the female branch of the order Hieronymites.[1] Built in the "Reyes Católicos" style, it is characterized by its quadrangular nave covered by cross vaults, highlighting the altarpiece, made in the year 1582. The arch gives access to the cloister from the gallery, which is of the 15th century. Marian images also date to the 15th century. It has an altarpiece by the sculptor Andres Ocampo and the painter Baltasar del Águila, of the late 16th century. The roof of the church is made up of vaults. The entire complex is enclosed with a short wall.

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  1. ^ Roldán-Figueroa, Rady (11 November 2010). The Ascetic Spirituality of Juan de Ávila (1499-1569). BRILL. pp. 34–. ISBN 90-04-19204-2.

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