|Church of Sta. Prisca|
Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico
Nevertheless, a special contingent of financiers demanded certain privileges for their donations of available cash. The syndicate who were supplying the funds for building the church, insisted that the workmen would NEVER be publicly identified. The 'workmen'? That was a new twist to a building requirement.
Usually it is the reverse. Once the design was created, owners then presented their plans to those who might finance the costs. If one group of financiers would decide against the design. Then, it stood to reason was that either the design would be altered or the designers would find another finance company to supply the money.
The thing that held my attention was the need for special altars in the church? Such information was never recorded either; the source of the building funding, the names of the workmen and finally, the designs of the altars. How strange.
One particular altar held my attention. Its description was more than just interesting; it was a nudge to look backwards at my previous research.
|Cupola de la Iglesia de|
Santa Prisca, in Taxco de Alarcón,
Another thing that turned up with the pilgrimage route was that Sahagún was not only a early merchandise center for incoming and outgoing ships, but it also was known as a monastery in Spain. So was the Sahagún monastery in Mexico, a Basque holdout before the Conquest? Or was it just a new new from a European site?
In a cave in Brazil, a wall is covered with what appears to be the Milky Way. On one side of that image is a blazing star about the same shape of the above cupola of the church of Santa Prisca.