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Alfonso de Cartagena on the affair of the Canaries (1436–37): humanist rhetoric and the idea of the nation-state in fifteenth–century Castile
Conference Proceeding
Lawrance, J. Alfonso de Cartagena on the affair of the Canaries (1436–37): humanist rhetoric and the idea of the nation-state in fifteenth–century Castile

This paper examines the political and juridical theories expounded in Allegationes super conquesta insularum Canarie contra Portugalenses, a brief prepared in 1436 or 1437 by Alfonso de Cartagena, bishop of Burgos and Castilian legate to the Council... Read More