La profecía del buen pastor en La Austríada de Juan Rufo

Translated title of the contribution: The Prophecy of La Austriada by Juan Rufo

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is article analyzes the literary and political meaning of the good shepherd’s prophecy in La Austríada of Juan Rufo (XXIV, 95). Also examines the evolution of eschatological images and concepts —from the legend of the last emperor, the prince of peace, and universal monarchy— in Christian millenarian literature and its appropriation by medieval and Renaissance Spanish political discourse.
Translated title of the contributionThe Prophecy of La Austriada by Juan Rufo
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)235-259
Number of pages25
StatePublished - 2018


  • Epic poetry, Classical tradition, Colonial epic poetry, Colonial Latin America
  • Spanish Literature


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