Song of the Cid

Song of the Cid

epic poem of Spain by an anonymous author. [Span. Lit.: Song of the Cid]
See: Epic
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Called El Cid by the Moors and El Campeador (the Outstanding Champion) by his countrymen, he became the character immortalized in many legends, stories and poems, including El Cantar de mio Cid (The Song of the Cid), a 12th-century epic poem.
They strongly influenced Spanish heroic poetry such as the mid-12th-century Spanish epic cantar DE MIO CID ("Song of the Cid").