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The world of El Cid : chronicles of the Spanish reconquest

Author: Simon Barton; R A Fletcher
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York, NY : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Series: Manchester medieval sources series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book makes available, for the first time in English translation, four of the principal narrative sources for the history of the Spanish kingdom of Leon-Castile during the eleventh and twelfth centuries. The four chronicles were all composed in an unprecedented surge of Spanish historical writing between c. 1110 and c. 1150. Three of them focus primarily upon the activities of the kings of Leon-Castile as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
World of El Cid.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York, NY : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606526885
Named Person: Cid; Cid; Cid; Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Barton; R A Fletcher
ISBN: 0719052254 9780719052255 0719052262 9780719052262 1526112639 9781526112637
OCLC Number: 45486279
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: Translated from Spanish.
Description: x, 281 pages : map, genealogical table ; 23 cm
Contents: Historia silense --
Bishop Pelayo of Oviedo, Chronicon regum legionensium --
Historia roderici --
Chronica adefonsi imperatoris.
Series Title: Manchester medieval sources series.
Other Titles: Chronicles of the Spanish reconquest
Responsibility: selected sources translated and annotated by Simon Barton and Richard Fletcher.

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Four principal narrative sources for the history of the Spanish kingdom of Leon-Castile during the 11th and 12th centuries are presented here in English. The four chronicles were all composed in a  Read more...

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