Alfonso VII Coat of Arms
- Description: The coat of arms of Alfonso VII chiseled into a wall of the Ancient Spanish Monastery. The picture of the lions and castles represent Castile and Leon a region in Spain. Alfonso VII was the king of Spain from 1135-1137. It is said that he introduced the cistercians to Spain and the rest of Hispania and ordered the construction of this ancient spanish monastery because of his defeat over the moors.
- Keywords: coat of arms, Alfonso VII, Spain, chapel, Ancient Spanish Monastery, St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, monastery, cloister
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- Source: Florida Center for Instructional Technology, Exploring Florida: Social Studies Resources
for Students and Teachers (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, 2009)
- County: Miami-Dade
- Date of Photo: 7/31/2007
- Photographer: Roy Winkelman