The Poem of the Cid: Dual Language Edition - First Cantar: Sections 19-39 Summary & Analysis

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First Cantar: Sections 19-39 Summary

In section 19 the Cid has a dream in which the angel Gabriel tells him he will meet with success in all that he does. In sections 20 and 21 the Cid pauses to count his men. He has three hundred horsemen plus foot soldiers. In section 22 the Cid and his men cross the mountains and set up an ambush at the Castejón de Henares. In section 23 the Cid and Álvar Fáñez discuss their plans for ambush. The Cid and his soldiers are successful in capturing the Moorish city of Castejón. Minaya, one of the Cid's soldiers, is offered a fifth of the Cid's booty for his reward. In section 24 Minaya refuses to take this share of the booty. Since the Cid can not sell his share of the booty, he offers to sell it back to...

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