The Literature of Spain, Science and the Arts
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an epic poem. first most important work in Spanish literature. written in the 12th century.
el sabio. (the wise one). 13th century writer of history science and poetry.
Miguel de Cervantes
(1547-1616) novelist who wrote Don Quixote de la Mancha.
Lope de Vega
(1562-1681) dramatist who write many plays but they weren't that good.
(1600-1681) play writer, La Vida es Sueno.
(1845-1920) greatest Spanish novelist since Cervantes
(1867-1928) novelist. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Blood and Sand. La Barrack.
(1866-1954) dramatist. won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1922
Juan Ramon Jimenze and Vicenti Aleixandre
(1881-1958) and (1898-1984) poets. both winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1956 and 1977 respectively.
Camilo Jose Cela
(1916- ) novelist. winner of the nobel prize for literature in 1989
Santiago Ramon y Cajal
winner of the nobel prize for medicine in 1906 for his studies on the central nervous system
Juan de la Cierva
aeronautical engineer. invented the autogyro in 1923 for funner of the helicopter
winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1959 for his studies in heredity
(the Greek) Domenico Theocopoulos. painter of the 16th century. Toledo. most of his paintings are of a religious nature.
he was a court painter to Philip the 4th in the 17th centurty. his most famous painting is called Las Meninas.
greatest spanish painter of the 18th and 19th centuries. his work attacked the social and political decay of the period.
painter of the 20th century. founder of the school of cubism. style of painting in which geometric forms represent human figures.
composer of music for the piano
Manuel de Falla
Spain's greatest composer and the foremost representative of modern Spanish music
worlds most famous cellist.
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