The Poem of the Cid: Dual Language Edition - First Cantar: Sections 40-63 Summary & Analysis

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First Cantar: Sections 40-63 Summary

In section 40 it is noted that during the battle Minaya alone killed 34 soldiers. The Cid praised God that his army had been so successful with only fifteen soldiers killed. The soldiers gathered much booty from their successful battle. This booty was divided between all of the soldiers. The Cid asks Minaya to take 30 fully dressed horses to King Alphonso as a gift.

In section 41, the Cid sends money to the church in Santa María for masses to be said. The Cid also sends money to his wife and daughters. In section 42, Minaya and several knights prepare to make the journey to disperse these gifts. In section 43, the Cid tells Minaya to tell his friends in Castile that God has favored the Cid, even in the land of the Moors. The Cid asks Minaya to return and...

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