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Jaca Cathedral

cultural property in Jaca, Spain

Jaca Cathedral (also known as Cathedral of St Peter the Apostle ) is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the Diocese of Jaca. It is in Jaca, Huesca, Spain.

Cathedral of Saint Peter the Apostle of Jaca
Catedral de San Pedro Apóstol
Puerta lateral San Pedro de Jaca.jpg
Side entrance of the Cathedral of Jaca
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusCathedral
LeadershipVacant[1]
Location
LocationJaca, Spain
Geographic coordinates42°34′13.8″N 0°32′56.8″W / 42.570500°N 0.549111°W / 42.570500; -0.549111Coordinates: 42°34′13.8″N 0°32′56.8″W / 42.570500°N 0.549111°W / 42.570500; -0.549111
Architecture
Architectural typeChurch
Architectural styleRomanesque, Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance
Groundbreaking11th century
Completed12th century

This is the first Romanesque cathedral built in Aragon (1070s-early 12th century). It is one of the oldest cathedrals in the Iberian peninsula.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Archbis. Jesús Sanz Montes is the Apolostic Administrator since January 2010.[1]
  2. Ministerio de Cultura de España, Iglesia-catedral de San Pedro, (R.I.)-51-0000627- 00000, 03-06-1931.
  • Bartal, Ruth (1987). "The Survival of Early Christian Symbols in 12th Century Spain". Principe de Viana (48): 299–315. 
  • Moralejo Alvarez, Serafín (1979). "La sculpture romane de la cathédrale de Jaca. État des questions". Les Cahiers de Saint-Michel de Cuxa (10): 79–106. 

Other websitesEdit

In Spanish
  • Page at jaca.com (Spanish)
  • Adolph-Goldschmidt-Zentrum zur Erforschung der romanischen Skulptur. "San Pedro de Jaca" (in German). Retrieved 28 November 2010.
  • Adolph-Goldschmidt-Zentrum zur Erforschung der romanischen Skulptur. "Bibliographical references about San Pedro de Jaca" (in German). Retrieved 28 November 2010.
  • The Art of medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200, an exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on Jaca Cathedral (no. 88)