The Poem of the Cid: Dual Language Edition Setting & Symbolism

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Vivar

Vivar is the village from which the Cid is banished by the king in the beginning of the poem.

The Church of Santa María

It is at the Church of Santa María that the Cid stops to pray after he leaves the village of Burgos.

Moors

The Moors were non-Christians, Muslims, who settled in parts of Spain during the time of the Cid.

Christians

The Christians are those Spaniards, including the Cid, who worshiped God as incarnated in Jesus Christ.

San Pedro de Cardeña

San Pedro de Cardeña is the place where the Cid plans to meet with his wife and children on the way out of Castile.

Castejón de Henares

Castejón de Henares is the place where the Cid waits in ambush for the Moors.

El Poyo de Mio Cid - Hill of the Cid

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