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Author Ward, Aengus.
Title History and chronicles in late medieval Iberia : representations of Wamba in late medieval narrative histories / by Aengus Ward.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.

Author Ward, Aengus.
Series Later medieval Europe, 1872-7875 ; v. 7
Later medieval Europe ; v. 7.
Subject Wamba, King of the Visigoths, -687 or 688.
Spain -- History -- Gothic period, 414-711 -- Historiography.
Portugal -- History -- Gothic period, 414-711 -- Historiography.
Visigoths -- Spain -- Historiography.
Visigoths -- Portugal -- Historiography.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 220 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Time. Past, present and future; 2. Truth, trustworthiness and legitimation; 3. Representation and the content of chronicles; 4. Narrative; Context of Composition: Wamba in context(s); Chronicon Mundi, (1236) composed in Latin by Lucas de Túy, Bishop of Túy (Galicia), writing for Berengaria, Queen of Leon and C; Wamba in history, the history of Wamba. I. Narration and compilation; Chapter three; Wamba in history, the history of Wamba. Ii. The detail of history; 1. Lucas de Túy, Chronicon Mundi; 2. Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada, Historia Gothica.
3. Alfonso X el Sabio, Estoria de Espanna4. The Navarrese tradition: the Liber Regum and the Libro de las generaciones; 5. Translations of the Historia Gothica; Wamba in Portugual; Navarre and Aragon: Wamba reclaimed; History in the making: Text, context and the dynamics of medieval chronicles; The past in the present, the present in the past; Re-writing the past: 1. Loci of historiographical action; Re-writing the past: 2. Techniques; Wamba and the discourse of medieval chronicles; Genealogies of texts; Structuring devices. Time past, present and future.
Truth, trustworthiness and authenticity representation, legitimation and content; Language, prose and narrative; Conclusion; Bibliography.
Summary This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the construction of the late medieval chronicle in Iberia by means of an examination of eighteen different late medieval accounts of the reign of the Visigothic king Wamba.
ISBN 9789004202726 (electronic bk.)
9004202722 (electronic bk.)
9789004202733 (electronic bk.)
9004202730 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004202726.i-220
OCLC # 729872737
Additional Format Print version: Ward, Aengus. History and chronicles in late medieval Iberia. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 9789004202726 (DLC) 2011001062 (OCoLC)698029431

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