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Chronicle of Alfonso X

Author: Fernán Sánchez de Valladolid; Shelby Thacker; José Escobar; Joseph F O'Callaghan
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2002.
Series: Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.), 47.
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"Alfonso X (1221-1284) reigned as king of Castile and Leon from 1252 until his death. Known to history as El Sabio, the Wise, or the Learned, his appreciation for science and the arts led him to sponsor a number of books on the history of Spain since its Roman settlement. Among them were the Cantigas & Santa Maria, a collection of over four hundred poems exalting his favorite patron saint, Mary, and chronicles of
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Crónica de Alfonso X. English.
Chronicle of Alfonso X.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2002
(OCoLC)606836375
Named Person: Alfonso, King of Castile and Leon; Alfonso, King of Castile and Leon
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fernán Sánchez de Valladolid; Shelby Thacker; José Escobar; Joseph F O'Callaghan
ISBN: 081312218X 9780813122182
OCLC Number: 48477561
Notes: Often attributed to Fernán Sánchez de Valladolid.
Maps and family tree on lining papers.
Description: ix, 267 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.), 47.
Other Titles: Crónica de Alfonso X.
Responsibility: translated by Shelby Thacker and José Escobar ; with an introduction by Joseph F. O'Callaghan.

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Alfonso X, the Wise (1221-1284), king of Castille and Leon from 1252 until his death, is noted as the great patron of science and the arts in late Medieval Spain. This translation is of the "Chronica  Read more...

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