The Roman bridge of Cordoba was the only bridge in Cordoba for 20 century. Built at the beginning of the 1st century A.D., it has a length of 331 meters and with 16 arches. It was the only entrance through the south of Andalusia and possibly the gateway to the Via Augusta.
It is a stone bridge that was originally made of wood and throughout history has undergone numerous reforms. The primitive ornamental elements are unknown but today there is the statue of the Archangel Saint Raphael.
The end of the bridge reached the door of the Arch of the wall.
The temple is a Pseudoperiptero, Hexastyle and Corinthian order that is 32 meters long by 16 wide. It was built during the reign of Claudius in the 1st and Domiciniano century, with the idea of being an imperial cult.
The material used was marble in columns, walls and entablature. Its quality indicates that the artisans had a qualification and excellent quality. Its construction forced to destroy adjoining buildings and to pave the area to create a terrace where a square is created.
Statue of Seneca.
The most notable citizen of the Roman Empire of Cordobes origin was the philosopher Seneca, which was at the service of Emperor Neron. His writings were of a moralistic theme and was political and orator, being a notable senator although during a dangerous time, that of the emperor Neron which was pupil but finally forced to the suicide.
Of Seneca have arrived works like “Err is of human”, “on Providence” and some more.
There are two 13-metre-diameter cylinder-shaped monuments located next to the remains of a Roman road. Keep the burial chamber to cover the urn Cineraria and remains of basement and Petril.
According to the typology, more typical of the Italian peninsula, possibly belonged to a wealthy family.
It is one of the examples of funerary constructions located on the outskirts of the city and close to a road area.
Possibly the largest amphitheater of its time which discovered remains of 2002, was used until the fourth century. According to its dimensions, its axis greater than 178 meters and the less than 140 meters, it possibly converted it into one of the largest of its time. The tier had three parts, the Ima cavea, half Cavea, and the Summa Cavea with a capacity of between 30,000 and 50,000 spectators.
The remains of the Roman theatre of preserved in situ, with a cavea of 124 meters making it the largest of Hispania. The theatre was built taking advantage of the level of land that I believe the stands, on the outside, a series of terraces gave access to the levels of the Harrow. These terraces are currently under a courtyard. Marques Villar Street is thought to be the Scena and Jeronimo de Pez la Orchestra Square.
As a work we emphasize a crouching Aphrodite, replica Roman of a second century Greek statue, white marble.
The marble statue of Mitra, found in Cabra and of the second century also, Persian God possibly coming from the legions, where the God sacrifices a bull as a symbol of death and resurrection since the blood of the bull gives of drinking to the dog, a scorpion injects in its Genitals creating the animals and the snake kills him by creating the plants.
You can also see the remains of jars and amphoras of wine and oil as well as coins from different eras of Roman civilization.
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