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The Cid and His Spain

The Cid and His Spain




This study of El Cid, first published in English in 1934, is by the leading authority on the medieval history and literature of Spain. The Cid occupies a unique position among national heroes. Others such as King Arthur and Roland are but shadowy figures in the historical record, but El Cid is very much better documented. This book also paints a striking picture of eleventh-century Spain, bringing out the importance of the country as a link between Christian and Muslim civilization.

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ISBN-13: 9781138689664
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2017
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain
Pages: 546
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.19(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Cid of Castille 3. The Cid Banished from Castille 4. The Almoravide Invasion 5. The Cid Defies the Emir-al-Mumenin 6. My Cid of Valencia 7. Conclusion

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