The Ornament of the World

Court of the Lions

Clip: Special | 2m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

In the mid-14th century, Muhammad V flees the Alhambra in Granada and seeks asylum in Seville at the Alcazar, the palatial home of Pedro I. The two men share an appreciation for each other’s architectural taste and accomplishments. They borrow extensively from each other, resulting in two great monuments that share a common architectural heritage.

Aired: 12/17/19

Rating: TV-14

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