Who wrote El Mio Cid?

Le Cid. Le Cid, five-act verse tragedy about the national hero of Spain by Pierre Corneille, performed and published in 1637.

Is The Legend of El Cid based on a true story?

Yes, The Legend of El Cid is inspired by the true story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, although it remains to be seen exactly how faithful to the history it will be. de Vivar lived from 1043 to 1099 and ultimately became a legend for his military leadership, fighting in numerous important battles throughout Spanish history.

When was the song of El Cid written?

12th century

“El Cantar de mio Cid” is an anonymous epic poem written in the 12th century that tells of the deeds of an older El Cid, based on the central theme of the conquest of Valencia, after being banished from Castile by King Alfonso.

Is The Legend of El Cid originally in Spanish?

El Cid is a Spanish historical action drama streaming television series about Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar “El Cid”, the 11th-century Castilian knight and warlord.
El Cid (TV series)

El Cid
Country of origin Spain
Original language Spanish
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 10

Was El Cid dead on horse?

El Cid, age 56, died from the famine caused by the siege. Legend has it his wife Jimena ordered El Cid’s corpse be armored and strapped on top of his horse to lead one last cavalry charge to break through the siege.

Was El Cid a Templar?

1040 – 1099), better known as El Cid, was a Castilian nobleman and undefeated military leader in medieval Spain and during the golden age of the Templars.

Who is Martin Antolinez?

Martín Antolínez is the man who supplies the Cid and his men with food despite the King’s orders not to do so. The Cid allows Antolínez to trade two chests filled with sand, which he says should be portrayed as two chests of gold, for six hundred marks.