This lesson discusses examples of Baroque Architecture in New Spain, looking specifically at cathedrals in present-day Mexico.
People who are native to a certain place.
The subjugation of the New World by Spain.
The main church that contains the bishop's throne.
In Latin America, a devotional painting that uses religious iconography from the Catholic Church.
Refers to an elaborate sculptural stucco detailing, decoration and ornamentation seen on Spanish Baroque architecture.
An architectural ornamentation in southern Spain characterized by dense, elaborate decoration.
Image of Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mexico_Dic_06_045_1.jpg; Image of Cathedral of Valladolid, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Valladolid_-_Catedral.jpg; Image of Jaén Cathedral, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ja%C3%A9n-Catedral_de_la_Asunci%C3%B3n_VPSM-20110919.jpg; Image of Cathedral of San Ildefonso, Mérida, Yucatán, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Catedral_de_Merida_2.jpg; Image of Interior of Cathedral of San Ildefonso, Mérida, Yucatán, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Merida_-_Cathedral_de_San_Ildefonso_-_Christo_de_Unidad.jpg; Image of Cathedral of Zacatecas, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2008_08_16_Zacatecas_(3).JPG; Image of Detail of Cathedral of Zacatecas, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Catedral_de_Zacatecas,_Zac..jpg;