IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 503: Alfonso X Studies

Tuesday 12 July 2005, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Oxford Cantigas de Santa MarĂ­a Database Project
Organiser:Stephen R. Parkinson, Centre for the Study of the Cantigas de Santa Maria, University of Oxford
Moderator/Chair:Stephen R. Parkinson, Centre for the Study of the Cantigas de Santa Maria, University of Oxford
Paper 503-aPutting the Cantigas in Context: Tracing the Sources of Alfonso X's Marian Miracles
(Language: English)
Stephen R. Parkinson, Centre for the Study of the Cantigas de Santa Maria, University of Oxford
Deirdre Elizabeth Jackson, University of Oxford
Index terms: Computing in Medieval Studies, Hagiography, Language and Literature - Spanish and Portuguese
Paper 503-bThe Cantigas as Evidence for Instrumental and Harmonic Practice
(Language: English)
David Wulstan, Aberystwyth University
Index terms: Language and Literature - Spanish and Portuguese, Music
Paper 503-cLaying out the Law: The Significance of Circles and Rubrics in Alfonso X's Chronicles
(Language: English)
Kirstin Kennedy, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Spanish and Portuguese, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

Studies on different facets of the works written and commissioned by Alfonso X, ‘the Learned’, of Castile – the texts and music of his Cantigas de Santa Maria (poems in praise of the Blessed Virgin Mary), and his chronicles and historical works.