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 Chronica Adefonsi Imperatoris
(1,251 words)

Chronicle of the Emperor Alfonso

Chronica Adefonsi Imperatoris

Date: Unknown, probably between 1147 and 1157

Original Language: Latin


The Chronica Adefonsi Imperatoris is a panegyric in prose and verse devoted to the deeds of Alfonso VII of León-Castile (1126-57) from his accession to the throne down to the eve of the conquest of the Muslim city of Almería in 1147. The work is divided into two books. The first is c…

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Barton, Simon, “ Chronica Adefonsi Imperatoris”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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