The Major Call / El Call Mayor / El Call Major

The Major Call / El Call Mayor / El Call Major (HM2LWY)

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N 41° 22.963', W 2° 10.526'

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Medieval Jewish Quarter, 12th-14th centuries

 
(English:)
Modern square in
the centre of the old
Call.
The Call was the
quarter inhabited by
the Jewish community in medieval
Barcelona. The word
Call means narrow
street. The community was called Aljama and was capable
of providing itself
with most of the
things required to
maintain its way of
life in accordance
with the Jewish traditions.

(Catalan:)
Plaça moderna al
centre de l'antic Call.
El Call era el barri on
vivia la comunitat
jueva de la Barcelona
medieval. La paraula
call significa carreró
estret. La comunitat
es deia aljama i era
capaç de proveir-se
de la majoria
d'elements que li per-
metier conservar la
forma de vida segons
les tradicions jueves.

(Spanish:)

Plaza moderna en el centro del antiguo Call. El Call era el barrio donde
vivía la comunidad judía de la Barcelona medieval. La palabra call significa callejón estrecho. La comunidad se llamaba aljama y era capaz de proveerse de la mayoría de elementos que le permetier conservar la forma de vida según las tradiciones



judías.
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HM NumberHM2LWY
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Placed ByMuseu de Historia de Barcelona, Ajuntament de Barcelona
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Date Added Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30T E 568944 N 4581571
Decimal Degrees41.38271667, -2.17543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 22.963', W 2° 10.526'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 22' 57.78" N, 2° 10' 31.56" W
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