Don Juan Manuel
Don Juan Manue - one of the largest writers of medieval Spain . He is best known as the author of the book " Count Lucanor " (1335).
Titles[change | change source]
- 2nd Senior de Villena (1283–1330)
- 1st Duke and Prince de Vilhena (1330–1348)
- 2nd Senior de Escalona (1283–1348)
- 2nd lord de Peñafiel (1283–1348)
- Royal Mayord (1311-1314, 1318-1319)
Literary activity[change | change source]
The literary work of Juan Manuel falls on the last 25 years of his life.
Juan Manuel did not write in Latin, but in Spanish .
"Count Lucanor"[change | change source]
</br> The main literary achievement of Juan Manuel was the “Book of Examples of Count Lucanor and Patronio” (1335), better known as “ Count Lucanor ”.
The book consists of five parts. The first, most voluminous part, is 51 short stories.
Marriages and children[change | change source]
Juan Manuel de Villena was married three times.
An illegitimate daughter from an unknown woman:
- Guillaume Manuel de Villena, husband - Juan Martinez de Leiva, seigneur de Baños .
Notes[change | change source]
Translations[change | change source]
- Juan Manuel . Count Lucanor. - М. .; Л., 1961.