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The World of El Cid: Chronicles of the Spanish Reconquest

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The World of El Cid: Chronicles of the Spanish Reconquest - Fletcher, Richard A (Editor), and Barton, Simon (Editor)
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This book makes available, for the first time in English translation, four of the principal narrative sources for the history of the Spanish kingdom of Leon-Castile during the 11th and12th centuries. The four chronicles were all composed in an unprecedented surge of Spanish historical writing between c.1110 and c.1150. Three of them focus primarily upon the activities of the kings of Leon-Castile as leaders of the Reconquest of Spain from the forces of Islam, and especially upon Fernando I (1037-65), his son Alfonso VI ...

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The World of El Cid: Chronicles of the Spanish Reconquest 2001, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719052255

Hardcover