March 29, 2023

A synagogue was discovered in one of Seville’s most famous nightclubs Archeology

One of most important medieval synagogues in the Iberian Peninsula, built in the 13th century, was rediscovered in the municipality of Utrera, in the Seville region of Spain. The building, buried one meter above the ground in its block El Niño is goneresisted the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492. In recent years it was “the most recognized nightclub” in Seville, having served as a hospital, orphanage and school, says El País.

In an interview with the Spanish newspaper, the archaeologist Miguel Ángel de Dios, deputy director of the team in charge of the research, reveals that the two years of work allow us to envision “a complex that goes beyond the prayer hall and will include the house of the rabbi , the rabbinical school and an inn.”

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