Adamuz is a Spanish municipality placed in the province of Cordova between Sierra Morena and the Guadalquivir, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. The municipality is in the region of the High Guadalquivir. It is placed to an altitude of 240 m and to approximately 32 km from the capital of province, Cordova.
The first human fingerprints inside Adamuz's term, one expands for different caves with archaeological deposits, those of the cave of the Cañaveralejo, human remains and of ceramics belonging at the end of the V millennium B.C.
During the period of Roman Roman Spain, Adamuz belonged at the conclusion of Sacilis Marcellus, current Alcurrucen, Pedro Abad's term, as it is possible to deduce for the Roman appeared inscriptions.
They exist on the periods visigodo and Arab, his name owes to the latter: Adamuz or Alamuz. This one should have been a place of put and I rest on having happened for the way of Cordova to Toledo named Royal Way of the Silver. From 1260, Adamuz belonged, to the jurisdiction of Cordova, which Advice was naming the mayors and officials. In 1566, the King Philip Il, her sold to D. Luis Méndez de Haro and Sotomayor, Major Commander of Alcañiz, compensated to the city of Cordova with one I swear to perpetuate of 16.000 old Spanish gold coins. From that epoch there belongs this villa linked to the house and condition of the Marquesses of The Carpio, not for rights of these, but because the Haro and Sotomayor took as a woman Dona Beatriz de Haro who was poseedora of the Marquisate. Being a master of this villa, D. Luis Méndez de Haro and Sotomayor, whose father had favored very much the grandfather of Cervantes, who was a native of Cordoba, was this one in Adamuz extracting oil and wheat for the galleys, with a high rod of justice as commissioner, in the years 1591-1593. Also, there is a witness of the visit to this villa of the Kings Católicos.
They stand out: San Andrés's Church and Tower of the Clock.