Spanish Prose

Some articles on spanish prose, prose:

Early Spanish Literature and The Middle Ages - Spanish Prose
... Spanish prose gained popularity in the mid-thirteenth century when King Alfonso X el Sabio of Castilla gave support and recognition to the writing form ... of intellectuals, directed the composition of many prose works including Las siete partidas, the first modern book of laws of the land written in the people's language ... his direction of these works and many others he directed, Alfonso X is called the father of Spanish prose ...

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