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Alfonsine Tables

Astronomical tables constructed in 1252, by Isaac Hazan, a Jewish rabbi, who named them in honour of his patron, Alfonso X., King of Castile, surnamed “The Wise.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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