2018 WAFLT Fall Conference

11/1/2018 - 11/3/2018

B- 6: El Cid: Altruistic National Hero or Opportunistic Mercenary?

When: Friday, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Location: Crimson

Presenter(s): Peter Hoff, Assistant Professor , UW-Whitewater

Language(s): Spanish

Level(s): High School; Post-Secondary

Seating Capacity: 0

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.