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“On his Majesty Nebuchadnezzar’s Secret Service: Ibn Wasif’s The Jewels of the Seas and Alfonso the Learned’s Grand and General History”

  • Author(s): Craddock, Jerry R
  • et al.
Abstract

Curious account of the spymaster Drimiden, who penetrates the supernatural Egyptian defenses to open the way for the conquest by Nebuchadnezzar, a narrative adapted by Alfonso X from the history of Egypt by Ibn Wasif for inclusion in the Learned King's General Estoria.

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