By Ivy A. Corfis, Ray Harris-Northall
Medieval Iberia was once wealthy in sociolinguistic and cultural range. This quantity explores the tradition, background, literature and language of the Peninsula in an try to comprehend its cultural-political complexity and its legacy. central topics contain the illustration of minority teams in the neighborhood; the problem of social touch that can convey mutual absorption of impression or clash; the consequences of linguistic interplay and improvement; and the dissemination of cultural and medical wisdom inside of and past the borders of the Peninsula. smooth interpretations of Medieval Iberia are neither static nor definitive during this kaleidoscopic box of research.
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The text was believed to have survived in two transcriptions, one now lost (Ayerbe-Chaux 13). Ayerbe-Chaux made his edition from the other transcription kept at the Biblioteca Colombina (63-9-73) in Seville. As Lacarra explains in a forthcoming article, López de Córdoba does not mention a brother Álvaro, but we may owe the survival of Memorias to an attempt to provide Álvaro with a distinguished family background for his beatification in 1741. All citations in this article are taken from the text edited by Ayerbe-Chaux.
With the exception of a few miracle accounts about the Virgin of Guadalupe that are contemporaneous with Memorias, most of them date from the sixteenth century or after. Nevertheless, they build on a less regulated and structured older practice of individual testimonials written about particular Christian images (Christian chap. 1). I believe that Memorias is one of these accounts. Almost all of the older miracle texts reveal a writer who records the event. Their high degree of orality points to the narrating author’s lack of education.
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