Credit: Luis Garcia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Algeciras_(1278%E2%80%9379)#/media/File:Alfonso_X_el_Sabio_(Jos%C3%A9_Alcoverro)_02.jpg)

Ye Olde Snippets: Even God’s Work Has Room for Improvement

Had I been present at the Creation, I would have given some useful hints for the better ordering of the universe.

Alfonso X of Castile, also known as ‘el Sabio’, was many things. Beloved King, brilliant legislator, savvy intellectual. But what the 13th century monarch wasn’t, apparently, was modest.

(Credit for featured image: Luis Garcia)

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