11/1/2018 - 11/3/2018
El Cid: Altruistic National Hero or Opportunistic Mercenary?
Friday, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Peter Hoff, Assistant Professor , UW-Whitewater
High School; Post-Secondary
Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (El Cid) lived in 11th-century Spain. He also became a character in Spanish literature in the epic poem Cantar de Mío Cid. Examining this national hero, it's sometimes difficult to separate the man from the legend.