A kingdom of stargazers : astrology and authority in the late medieval crown of Aragon / / Michael A. Ryan.

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Year of Publication:2011
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Physical Description:214 p.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prophecy, knowledge, and authority : divining the future and expecting the end of days
  • For youths and simpletons : the folly of elite astrology
  • The Iberian Peninsula : land of astral magic
  • Kings and their heavens : the ceremonious and the negligent
  • To condemn a king : the inquisitor and the notary
  • A return to orthodoxy : the ascension of Marti I and the end of an era
  • Epilogue : an unfortunate claimant : Jaume el Dissortat, the rise of the Trastamaras, and beyond the Closing of the Ecumene.