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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
Subject(s)
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
ISBN9789004181472
ISBN9004181474

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