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SPAN 409: Colonial Spanish American Literature (Carcelén-Estrada): Visual Resources

Alfonso X and the Cantigas de Santa Maria

Bernardino de Sahagún - "Florentine Codex"

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Speculum humanae salvationis (Bodleian Library MS Douce 204)
Image: Speculum humanae salvationis, Bodleian Library, MS Douce 204 (detail) - available in Artstor

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