Questions tagged [cantar-de-mio-cid]

Questions about 'El Cantar de mio Cid', also known as 'El Poema de mio Cid' and 'The Poem of the Cid', an epic poem written in Old Spanish. Use this tag with the tag [spanish-literature].

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What's the symbolism of the Cid's beard?

The book El "Cantar de Mio Cid" y la épica medieval española by Alan Deyermond, at page 37, mentions el simbolismo de la barba del Cid that is, "the symbolism of the Cid's beard",...
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How long has El Cantar de mio Cid been considered a national epic of Spain?

El Cantar de mio Cid or The Poem of the Cid is not only "the oldest preserved Castilian epic poem" but also "considered a national epic of Spain". The text may date from the 12th ...
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