On Monday, March 14, 2022, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain attended the inauguration of the exhibition, Alfonso X: El Legado de un Rey Precursor, at the Museo Santa Cruz in Toledo, Spain.
Alfonso X: El Legado de un Rey Precursor (Alfonso X: The Legacy of a Forerunner King) exhibition is being held on the occasion of the VIII Centenary of the birth of Alfonso X of Castilla with the aim of highlighting the figure and legacy of the king who went down in history with the nickname of “The Wise One”.
Over 200 pieces from national and international institutions such as the National Library of Spain, the Prado Museum, National Heritage, The Alhambra, the Cathedral of Santiago or the National Libraries of France and Great Britain, visitors will be able to learn about the history and the socio-political context in which this great character in Spanish history lived, as well as the great literary, scientific, historical and legal work that he sponsored, supervised and in which he often participated with his own writing and in collaboration with a group of Latin, Hebrew and Islamic intellectuals known as the Toledo School of Translators.
Alfonso X: El Legado de un Rey Precursor will be open to the public from March 14- June 19, 2022. For more information about this exciting new exhibit please click the link below: