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Abbey of Santo Domingo de Silos (Burgos)
Named after the shepherd turned Benedectine monk Dominic of Silos, who later became a saint, this Abbey conjures up elements of both early and late Romanesque style. Early Romanesque can be detected in the cloister, the oldest surviving part of the original structure, surrounded by lanes of semicircular arches with twisted columns. The second floor of the Abbey displays elements of late Romanesque, such as capitals decorated with bas-reliefs of biblical scenes like the Ascension and Pentecost.

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