jueves, 7 de mayo de 2009

Alfonso X "El Sabio". Alfonso X "The Wise".

Alfonso X "the Wise" was one of the most important monarchs of the medieval Christian Spain. Son of Ferdinand III (of unifying the kingdoms of Castilla and Leon), his reign was developed since 1252 until his death in 1284.
In this Castilian monarch highlighted two main aspects: its contribution to the formation of culture and contemporary European legislation and its implementation thereof determined in our land.
Laid the foundations of society Murcian current, and was the Spanish monarch with the link to Murcia.
His relationship with this area began in 1243, when the then Prince Don Alfonso led the Spanish army in its occupation of the Muslim kingdom of Murcia. (Source: regmurcia.com)
This statue is located on avenue of Alfonso X El Sabio since 2005 or 2006.
In the Cathedral of Murcia are the remains of the heart and bowels of the King Sabio, by his wish, as Murcia has always been loyal to the king.
More about this king, here.

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