Emperor of Culture: Alfonso X the Learned of Castile and His Thirteenth-Century Renaissance (Middle Ages Series)

Emperor of Culture: Alfonso X the Learned of Castile and His Thirteenth-Century Renaissance (Middle Ages Series)[EPUB] ✺ Emperor of Culture: Alfonso X the Learned of Castile and His Thirteenth-Century Renaissance (Middle Ages Series) By Robert I. Burns – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Alfonso X of Castile 1252 1284 was a true philosopher king a medieval monarch whose contributions to science music historiography poetry fiction and art have had lasting influence His grand vision was Alfonso X of Castile Culture: Alfonso MOBI ñ was a true philosopher king a medieval monarch whose contributions to science Emperor of PDF \ music historiography poetry fiction and art have had lasting influence His grand vision was to bring Castile into the of Culture: Alfonso eBook ✓ mainstream of high civilization and to create a united artistic and religious people To that end he established Castilian of Culture: Alfonso X the PDF/EPUB or as a proper language it is now the fourth most spoken in the world and wrote one of the most extensive and influential law codes in western historyAfter centuries of attention to the northern European countries scholars increasingly are turning to Hispanic countries in general and to Alfonso's vast influence in particular The contributors to this volume are all Alfonsine experts who offer the broadest and most comprehensive survey of the ruler's cultural influence Their topics include Alfonso's role in the founding of Castilian his patronage of art and theatre his scientific projects his rhetoric and chancery his link to Dante his achievements as historian and troubadour and his contribution as the greatest lawgiver of his time of Culture: Alfonso X the PDF/EPUB or Emperor of Culture fills a gap in English language studies of Alfonso's vast influence It will be valuable to all students and scholars of medieval Spain.

Emperor of Culture: Alfonso X the Learned of Castile and
  • Hardcover
  • 276 pages
  • Emperor of Culture: Alfonso X the Learned of Castile and His Thirteenth-Century Renaissance (Middle Ages Series)
  • Robert I. Burns
  • English
  • 04 August 2014
  • 9780812281163