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711-1492

How long did the Moors rule for?

La Reconquista

the reconquering of Spain

Muslim

What religion were the Moors?

Africa

Where did the Moors come from?

Arabic

What language did the Moors speak?

1099

When did El Cid die?

1140

When was the book written?

Alfonso

King of Castilla and Leon

Rodrigo Diaz

El Cid's real name

Vivar

El Cid's home town

Antolinez

El Cid's right wing man

Raquel and Vidas

Jewish money loaners

Alvar

chief tactician

Jemina

El Cid's wife

Bermudez

flag carrier

Colada

El Cid's first famous sword

Ramon de Berenguer

Count of Barcelona

Valencia

strategic city that El Cid conquerered that was on the coast

Babieca

Famous horse of El Cid

Don Jeronimo

Bishop who loves to kill

Elvira

older daughter of El Cid

Christina

Elvira's real name

Sol

younger daughter of El Cid

Maria

Sol's real name

Infantes of Carrion

wanted to marry Elvira and Sol for money, beat them

Abengalbon

El Cid's Moor Friend, escorts his women

Yusuf

Moor king of Marruecos

Corpes

Where the girls were beaten

Infantes of Aragon and Nevarra

wanted to marry Elvira and Sol (son of Alfonso)

Tizon

El Cid's second sword

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