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Alfonso X, the Learned : a biography / by H. Salvador Martínez ; English translation by Odile Cisneros.

Author/creator Martínez, H. Salvador
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLeiden ; Boston : Brill,
Descriptionxiv, 589 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Uniform titleAlfonso X, el Sabio. English
Variant title Alfonso 10, the Learned
Variant title Alfonso the Tenth, the Learned
Series Studies in the history of Christian traditions, 1573-5664 ; v. 146
Studies in the history of Christian traditions ; v. 146. ^A632328
Contents Introduction: The "Alfonsine era" -- The apprenticeship of a great king -- A prince's education -- Alfonso King -- The quest for the imperial crown -- Alfonso, King of the Romans -- Gregory X and the end of imperial ambitions -- Illness and intellectual pursuits -- The black decade (1269-1279) -- The nobles' rebellion -- Desnaturación -- The problems of succession -- Don Sancho is declared successor -- Deposition and civil war -- Don Sancho seeks the consolidation of power -- The last wills of Alfonso X -- Conclusion: In praise of knowledge.
General noteTranslated from [Spanish?]
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [567]-573) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009053996

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