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The wise king : a Christian prince, Muslim Spain, and the birth of the Renaissance / Simon R. Doubleday.

Author/Creator:
Doubleday, Simon R. author.
Publication:
New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
xxix, 304 pages : illustrations, map, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Alfonso X, King of Castile and Leon, 1221-1284.
Castile (Spain) -- History -- Alfonso X, 1252-1284.
Castile (Spain) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Kings and rulers.
Spain -- Castile.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Biographies
Biography.
History.
Summary:
Presents an illuminating biography of Alfonso X, the thirteenth-century philosopher-king whose affinity for Spain's Islamic culture left an indelible mark on Western civilization.
Contents:
Players
Lovers
Stargazers
Hunters
Laughter
Friends
Father
Healers
Anger.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-291) and index.
ISBN:
9780465066995 (hardcover)
0465066992 (hardcover)
9780465073917 (e-book)
OCLC:
905686063
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