Thirteenth-century King Alfonso X of Spain was one of history’s wisest rulers. In more than 400 songs in his greatest work, the Cantigas de Santa Maria, he constructed an ideal kingdom full of learned, talented, and prosperous subjects.
Our Lady’s Troubadour and Other Miraculous Tales adapts ten of the best of these miracle tales to share the joys and sorrows of medieval Spain with modern readers.
$16.99 – $26.99
In this collection, the critically acclaimed author of Seven Noble Knights offers historical fiction lovers imaginative retellings of these and other extraordinary tales to paint a vivid picture of life in the Middle Ages. In this tribute to Alfonso X, el Sabio on the occasion of his 800th birthday, a new audience will discover the delights of a beloved artifact of a golden age ruled over by a legendary king and scholar.