Church of Santo Domingo, Soria

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Santo Domingo de Soria

Santo Domingo de Soria is a Romanesque-style, Roman Catholic church in Soria, Castile and León, Spain.

History[edit]

It was built in the late 12th century above a pre-existing church dedicated to San Tomé, although it was partially renovated in the following centuries, including the century transept and choir area, added in the 16th century when a Dominican convent was founded annexed to the church.

It has a façade with two orders of arcades at the sides of the portal, which is surmounted by a rose window. The portal has an elaborated archivolt with Biblical characters and scenes, including the 24 elders of the Apocalypse, the Massacre of the Innocents, the Youth, the Passion and the death of Christ. The tympanum has representations of the God the father sitting with the Child, four angels with the symbols of the Evangelists, the prophet Isaiah and the Virgin Mary. The capitals on the jambs of the entry feature biblical scenes from the Genesis and the life of Christ.

The interior is on the Latin cross plan with a nave and two aisles, covered by barrel vaults.

Photographic development of archivolts of Santo Domingo de Soria

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Coordinates: 41°46′00″N 2°28′00″W / 41.766599°N 2.466774°W / 41.766599; -2.466774