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Francisco J. Hernández

Distinguished Research Professor

Degrees:Lic. Fa. Letras (Barcelona), M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Phone:613-520-2809
Email:Francisco.Hernandez@carleton.ca

Biography

First graduate degree ( Licenciatura, Filosofía y Letras ) from the University of Barcelona; M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.

Research Interests

  • Culture, society and politics in the medieval kingdom of Castile-Leon.
  • The origins of Romance Script in Spain.
  • Historiography.

Recent Publications

“Ascenso y caída de Gómez García, abad de Valladolid y privado de Sancho IV de Castilla”, in Ecclesiastics and political state building in the Iberian monarchies, 13th-15th centuries, Hermínia Vasconcelos Vilar and Maria João Branco eds. (Évora, 2016);

“La reina Violante de Aragón, Jofré de Loaysa y la Crónica de Alfonso X. Un gran fragmento cronístico del siglo XIII reutilizado en el XIV”, Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies (awarded the prize for the Journal ‘s ‘best article in 2015’);

“Two Weddings and a Funeral: Alfonso X’s Monuments in Burgos”, Hispanic Research Journal, (2012);

“The Jews and the Origins of Romance script in Castile: New paradigm”, Medieval Encounters (2009);

“En la prehistoria de la materia épica cidiana: el Cid no era el Cid”, Revista de Filología Española  (2009);

“El testamento de Benveniste de Saporta (1268)”, Hispania Judaica Bulletin , 5 (Jerusalem 2007);

“Toledo, archdiocese and diocese”, International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages – Online , Brepols (Turnhout 2005);

with Peter Linehan, The Mozarabic Cardinal: The Life and Times of Gonzalo Pérez Gudiel (Florence 2004);

“The Bible of Saint Louis in the Chapels Royal of France and Castile,” in Bible of Saint Louis. Vol. II. Commentary volume, M. Moleiro ed. (Barcelona 2004);

“La corte de Fernando III y la casa real de Francia. Documentación, crónicas y monumentos”, in Fernando III y su tiempo, J.I. Ruiz de la Peña ed. (León 2003);

and “La hora de don Rodrigo”, Cahiers de Linguistique et de Civilisation Hispaniques Médiévales, 26 (Lyon 2003).