Premio del Rey Recipients

The Premio del Rey was established in 1990 by a generous gift from Rev. Robert I. Burns, SJ. It is to be awarded biennially for the best book written on the medieval periods in Spain’s history and culture, 500–1516 CE.

2012

Dr. Marie A. Kelleher, The Measure of Woman: Law and Female Identity in the Crown of Aragon (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press)

2010

Dr. Debra G. Blumenthal, Enemies and Familiars: Slavery and Mastery in Fifteenth-Century Valencia (Cornell Univ. Press)

2008

Dr. Katrin Kogman-Appel, Illuminated Haggadot from Medieval Spain: Biblical Imagery and the Passover Holiday (Penn State Univ. Press)

2006

Dr. Brian A. Catlos, The Victors and the Vanquished: Christians and Muslims of Catalonia and Aragon, 1050-1300 (Cambridge Univ. Press)

2004

Dr. Jeffrey A. Bowman, Shifting Landmarks: Property, Proof, and Dispute in Catalonia around the Year 1000 (Cornell Univ. Press)

2002

Dr. Adam J. Kosto, Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia: Power, Order, and the Written Word, 1000-1200 (Cambridge Univ. Press)

2000

Dr. Bernard Francis Reilly, The Kingdom of León-Castilla under King Alfonso VII, 1126-57 (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press)

1998

Dr. Simon Barton, The Aristocracy in 12th-Century León and Castile (Cambridge Univ. Press)

1996

Dr. David Nirenberg, Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages (Princeton Univ. Press)

1994

Dr. Teofilo F. Ruiz, Crisis and Continuity: Land and Town in Late Medieval Castile (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press)

1992

Dr. Paul Harris Freedman, The Origins of Peasant Servitude in Medieval Catalonia (Cambridge Univ. Press)

1990

Dr. Bernard Francis Reilly, The Kingdom of Leon-Castilla under King Alfonso VI, 1065-1109 (Princeton Univ. Press)