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Emperor Of Culture: Alfonso X The Learned Of Castile And His Thirteenth Century Renaissance
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 to bring Castile into the mainstream of high civilization and to create a united artistic and religious people. To that end, he established Castilian as a proper lan ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published March 1st 1990 by University of Pennsylvania Press
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