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Carlos XII de Suecia

Index: Biografía de Tadeo Isidoro Cruz (1829-1874), El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 562. A Carlos XII, El otro, el mismo, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 908. El pasado, El oro de los tigres, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 1087. Emanuel Swedenborg, BO,Borges, oral. Buenos Aires: Emecé/Universidad de Belgrano, 1979. 45, 47, 59. Voltaire, BP,Biblioteca personal. Madrid: Alianza, 1988. 121. La alucinacion de Gylfi, CS,El círculo secreto. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2003. 258. El pasado, El oro de los tigres, OP,Obra poética, 1923-1977. Madrid: Alianza, 1981. 371. Emanuel Swedenborg: Mystical Works,P,Prólogos. Buenos Aires: Torres Agüero, 1975. 153, 154. La génesis de ‘El cuervo’ de Poe, TR2,Textos recobrados 1930-1955. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2001. 122. Seis poemas escandinavos, TR3,Textos recobrados 1956-1986. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2004. 110.

Swedish king, 1682-1718

Fishburn and Hughes: A king of Sweden, known as 'The Alexander of the North', who led his country in military campaigns for eighteen years, defending it from its northern neighbours. He was an enlightened and reforming ruler. Charles XII admired the historian Quintus Curtius' biography of Alexander and carried a copy with him on all his campaigns. Once, when asked to compromise on a military matter, he was heard to say: 'Memini me Alexandrum, non mercatorem' ('I remember that I am Alexander, not a merchant'). Borges wrote a poem entitled 'Carlos XII' (Sel. Poems 183). A Biography of Tadeo Isidoro Cruz (1829-1874)