Premio del Rey Prize for the best book in Spanish History before 1516 (Illuminated Haggadot from Medieval Spain) 2009

Basic data of the distinction

Type of award: Research award or other distinction
Awarded by: American Historical Association
Award given to: Kogman-Appel Katrin
Announced at: 31/12/2008
Date of awarding: 15/01/2009
Amount of prize money: 1000 USD

About the distinction

Illuminated Haggadot from Medieval Spain: Biblical Imagery and the Passover Holiday (Penn State Univ. Press)

About the award

The American Historical Association awards the Premio del Rey biennially for a distinguished book in English in the field of early Spanish history. It was endowed by a gift of Robert I. Burns, SJ, from his Llull and Catalonia prizes and covers the medieval period in Spain’s history and culture CE 500–1516. The terms of the prize include works on Hispanic history and culture, including the Islamic and Jewish communities of medieval Spain as well as early New World topics prior to 1516. The current prize amount is $1,000.
Type of award: Book prize
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