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  El Cid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born of the Spanish nobility and nicknamed El Cid Campeador, Rodrigo Díaz was educated in the royal court of the Kingdom of Castile and became an important general and administrator, fighting against the Moors in the early Reconquista.
The Cid was married in July 1074 to Alfonso's kinswoman Jimena de Gormaz (spelled Ximena in Old Castilian), the daughter of the Count of Oviedo.
The Cid's son, Diego Rodríguez, was killed while fighting against the invading Muslim Almoravids from North Africa at the Battle of Consuegra (1097).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/El_Cid   (2828 words)

  
 El Cid - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born of the minor nobility, El Cid was educated in the royal Castilian court and became an important general and administrator, fighting against the Moors in the early Reconquista.
The "El Cid" is derived from the word al-sidi in the Andalusi Arabic dialect (from the Arabic sayyid—"sir" or "lord," a title of respect) while the title el campeador (the champion) was granted by his Christian admirers.
The Cid was married in July 1074 to Alfonso's kinswoman Jimena de Gormaz (spelled Ximena in Old Castillian), the daughter of the Count of Oviedo.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Cid   (2736 words)

  
 Swords of Cid, Tizona sword and Colada sword
When he was 23 he obtained the tittle of "Campeador" -Campidoctor- because he defeated the second lieutenant of the reign of Navarra in a personal duel.
Cid besieged the city during 19 months and he finally enter in the city with triumph in June in 1094.
Cid´s remains and Jimena´s, his wife, are today in the centre of the cathedral in the capital of Castille, Burgos, but his spirit is still present between us.
www.aceros-de-hispania.com /colada-cid-swords.htm   (933 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: El Cid
He was given the title of seid or cid (lord, chief) by the Moors and that of campeador (champion) by his admiring countrymen.
Vastly different indeed is the Cid of romance, legend, and ballad, wherein he is pictured as the tender, loving husband and father; the gentle courageous soldier; the noble, generous conqueror, unswervingly loyal to his country and his king; the man whose name has been an ever-present inspiration to Spanish patriotism.
Its theme is twofold, the adventures of the exiled Cid and the mythical marriage of his two daughters to the Counts of Carrion.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03769a.htm   (1492 words)

  
 El Cid - Free net encyclopedia
Born of the Spanish nobility, El Cid was educated in the royal Castilian court and became an important general and administrator, fighting against the Moors in the early Reconquista.
The "El Cid" is derived from the word al-sidi in the Andalusi Arabic dialect (from the Arabic sayyid "sir" or "lord," a title of respect) while the title el campeador (the champion) was granted by his Christian admirers.
While he was deeply suspected in Castile (probably correctly) for being involved in Sancho's murder, According to the epic of El Cid the Castillian nobility, led by the Cid and a dozen "oath-helpers", forced Alfonso to swear publicly in front of St.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/El_Cid   (2665 words)

  
 Heroic Legends - El Cid
But my Cid suspected nothing of these things, for he was broad and generous, and not prone to think ill; and he rejoiced in the affection which the King showed to him, and meditated other brave deeds.
But as the Campeador went from the King's presence the knights whispered; and again the King was torn between two emotions, and he strove to forget the matter of the oath.
Thus, after a time, my Cid Ruydiez perceived that for him and his company to remain longer in the city would be but to die as rats starved in a hole, for their stores were almost come to an end.
www.kellscraft.com /elcid.html   (3803 words)

  
 Legends - Paladins and Princes - The Cid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Song of The Cid, an introductory essay to the poem and its setting, at the University of Kansas.
The Chronicle of the Cid, translated by Robert Southey, with extensive notes on the source texts, at the University of Michigan.
How my Cid the Campeador won the Favour of his King, from Heroic Legends by Agnes Grozier Herbertson [1908], illustrated by Helen Stratton, at the Kellscraft Studio.
legends.duelingmodems.com /paladins/cid.html   (582 words)

  
 LILLIPUT - El Cid Campeador
The enigmatic persona of El Cid*, born Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, legendary hero and historical paladin, is no exception.
In celebration of the 900th anniversary of El Cid's passing into legendary immortality, Ft. Duquesne proudly presents this commemorative historical reconstruction of España's national hero...
It was during this period that Rodrigo came to be known as campi doctor (literally, "teacher of the [military] field"), or Campeador.
www.lilliputmodel.com /articulos/augie/cid_ing.htm   (1228 words)

  
 Cid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Song of the Cid, an anonymous Old Spanish work of the 12th cent., has served as basis for numerous treatments, notably the plays by Guillén de Castro y Bellvís and Pierre Corneille.
See R. Menéndez Pidal, The Cid and His Spain (2 vol., 1929, tr.
1971); R. Southey, ed., Chronicle of the Cid (1980).
www.bartleby.com /65/ci/Cid.html   (215 words)

  
 Project Gutenberg's "The Lay of the Cid"
Campeador and the loyal Motamid of Seville, and was routed at the
The Cid was armed and with him all the men of his emprise.
The Cid was glad, so mighty were the spoils of that defeat.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/etext04/8lcid10h.htm   (22020 words)

  
 El Cid Campeador
His real name was Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar and he gained great fame when a 12th-century epic poem, "The Song of the Cid" (Cid, from the Arabic, means "lord"), describing his exploits was published.
This poem made him a national hero in the centuries-long fight against Muslim control of Spain.
About 1087 he began complicated political and military maneuvering that resulted in his conquest, in 1094, of the kingdom of Valencia, which he virtually ruled until his death in 1099.
www.occultopedia.com /c/cid.htm   (648 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: El Cid Campeador / The Champion Cid: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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