Initialed notices were written by Ann Graham, Richard Graham, Thomas J. Maloney, Thomas F. McGann, Norman Potter, George Schade, Karl Schmitt, and David M. Szewczyk, all of the University of Texas, Austin.

This is a minor work by one of Spain’s great medieval poets. The editor has carefully studied and compared all known manuscript and printed versions of the Martirio, and produced a reasoned and studiously annotated edition. A good introduction explains the history of the earlier versions and the criteria for this one.