2. The Asturian Kingdom

Chroniclers and Kings, 791–910

  1. Roger Collins

Published Online: 3 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch2

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

How to Cite

Collins, R. (2012) The Asturian Kingdom, in Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. A History of Spain

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Lynch

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631181842

Online ISBN: 9781118273968

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Keywords:

  • Asturian Kingdom, chroniclers and kings, 791–910;
  • small Christian kingdom in the Asturias;
  • cultural aspirations of the Asturian monarchy;
  • Liber Testamentorum or Book of Bequests of the cathedral of Oviedo;
  • Chronicle of Albelda;
  • Spanish Umayyads up to 883, Ezekiel prophecy;
  • so-called Prophetic Chronicle;
  • Chronicle of Sampiro, the Historia Silense version

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Asturian Sources

  • Kings and Would-be Kings

  • Winners and Losers

  • Alfonso II (791–842)

  • Ramiro I (842–850)

  • Ordoño I (850–866)

  • Alfonso III (866–910)