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Alfonso X, the Learned

H. Salvador MartГ­nez

Alfonso X, the Learned

a biography

by H. Salvador MartГ­nez

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfonso -- X, -- King of Castile and Leon, -- 1221-1284,
  • Castile (Spain) -- History -- Alfonso X, 1252-1284,
  • Castile (Spain) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesAlfonso 10, the Learned, Alfonso the Tenth, the Learned
    Statementby H. Salvador Martínez ; English translation by Odile Cisneros.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesStudies in the history of Christian traditions -- v. 146
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDP140.3 .S29513 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24003006M
    ISBN 109789004181472
    LC Control Number2009053996
    OCLC/WorldCa495437472

    Alfonso the Learned. Alfonso the Wise. Born Castile, (Spain), Died Castile, (Spain), King Alfonso X reigned from until He was a patron of literature and learning and made a great effort to recover Arabic and, very especially, Andalusian astronomical materials by translating them into Spanish, thus becoming a pioneer in. Find The Lapidary of King Alfonso X the Learned by Bahler et al at over 30 bookstores. Buy, rent or sell.

    Emperor of Culture: Alfonso X the Learned of Castile and His Thirteenth-Century Renaissance Robert I. Burns University of Pennsylvania Press, - History - pages. Today, the literary patronage of Alfonso X 'the Learned' of Castile () seems extraordinary for its time in the context of Europe. His cultural programme, which promoted his royal status and imperial ambitions, was hugely ambitious, and the paucity of information about the intellectual circumstances in which it took place magnifies the scope of Alfonso's Author: Kristin Kennedy.

    The Cantigas de Santa Maria, commissioned by King Alfonso X of Castile (r. ), are one of the largest medieval vernacular collections of lyric and narrative verse in praise of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The poems in Galician-Portuguese, the unchallenged language of troubadour verse in medieval Western Iberia, include stories of 3/5(2). COUPON: Rent The Lapidary of King Alfonso X the Learned 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access!


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Alfonso X, the Learned, 'Cantigas de Santa Maria': An Anthology Paperback – April 7, by Stephen Parkinson (Editor)3/5(2). Drawing on King Alfonso s own works and on extensive archival sources, both well-known and neglected, Salvador Martinez brings to life a king who valued the This book, however, emphasizes the human dimension Alfonso X this extraordinary figure/5.

The "Learned King" left a vast legacy of work, which would influence developments in both Spain and Europe, most significantly in the transfer of knowledge from the Arabs to the Christian West. With his intellectual curiosity and his pursuit of wisdom, Alfonso X is a towering figure at the origins of : H.

Salvador Martinez. A truly groundbreaking book, presenting a portrait of Alfonso X, monarch and medieval intellectual par excellence, and the extraordinary cultural history of Spain at that time.

Read this book on Questia. Many years ago, while writing A History of Medieval Spain, I was attracted to the figure of Alfonso X and published an article on royal taxation and the cortes during his then I have been drawn more and more deeply into the web of Alfonsine studies, especially through the agency of several good friends: Robert I.

Burns, S.J., Robert A. The "Learned King" left a vast legacy of work, which would influence developments in both Spain and Europe, most significantly in the transfer of knowledge from the Arabs to the Christian West.

With his intellectual curiosity and his pursuit of wisdom, Alfonso X is a towering figure at the origins of by: 2. Alfonso X, the Learned (Studies in the History of Christian Thought,   The "Learned King" left a vast legacy of work, which would influence developments in both Spain and Europe, most significantly in the transfer of knowledge from the Arabs to the Christian West.

With his intellectual curiosity and his pursuit of wisdom, Alfonso X is a towering figure at the origins of by: 2. The learned king: the reign of Alfonso X of Castile / by: O'Callaghan, Joseph F. Published: () Chronicle of Alfonso X / Published: () Emperor of culture: Alfonso X the Learned of Castile and his thirteenth-century Renaissance / Published: ().

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Alfonso the Wise (or more accurately, the Learned or the Scholar) was born in Toledo in and died in He ruled as king of Castilla y Leon from He married Violante of Aragon, daughter of Jaume I Conqueror of Mallorca who was possibly as young as 10 years of age at the time of her marriage.

Alfonso the Learned’s Siete Partidas is generally considered the most important law code of the Middle Ages (and largest legislative compilation since Roman times). Laws governing community property in the United States, originally in force in certain states and now extended to all, are derived from the Partidas.

Indeed, it is still a standard reference in law libraries there. Alfonso X, calledel Sabio, the Wise or the Learned, was an admirable scholar, poet, legist, historian, and scientist.

A truly learned man, “in whom God placed intelligence and understanding and knowledge beyond that of all the princes of his time,”¹ he gathered about him an equipage of poets, legists, musicians, painters, scientists, and historians who collaborated with him in the.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Book Description: The Cantigas de Santa Maria, commissioned by King Alfonso X of Castile (r.

), are one of the largest medieval vernacular collections of lyric and narrative verse in praise of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Alfonso X, the Learned, 'Cantigas de Santa Maria': An Anthology (Paperback) at Alfonso X, byname Alfonso the Wise, or the Learned, Spanish Alfonso el Sabio, (born NovemBurgos, Castile [Spain]—died April 4,Sevilla), king of Castile and Leon from to Alfonso’s father, Ferdinand III, conquered Andalusia and imposed tribute on the remaining Muslim states in Spain—Murcia and mother, Beatrice, was.

Literature of Alfonso X Alfonso X of Castile, also known as Alfonso the Learned, ruled from until One of Alfonso’s goals for his kingdom was to lift Spain out of the Dark Ages by producing a united, educated, artistic, and religious population.

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The chronicle of Alfonso X / Published: () Chronicle of Alfonso X / Published: () Alfonso X of Castile, the learned king (): an international symposium, Harvard University, 17 November / Published: () The learned king: the reign of Alfonso X of Castile / by: O'Callaghan, Joseph F.

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