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can refer to a Muslim (mostly Arab) king or an aristocratic or noble and military title of high office
the rank, lands, or reign of a Muslim ruler
an armored or protective glove
"Throw down the gauntlet"
to challenge someone to combat by throwing one's glove on the ground
a daughter of the ruling monarch of Spain or Portugal, especially the eldest daughter who was not heir to the throne.
the second son of the ruling monarch of Spain or Portugal.
Spanish word for glove
one who does not accept a particular faith; unbeliever
in charge of the king's private army; followed his lord on campaign and into battle; defended the sovereign's title to the crown against any challenger; had a table in the royal palace; judged persons of distinction who commit offenses;
alférez del rey
Spanish for King's Champion
Money paid by one ruler to another in return for protection
United Arab Emirates
federation of seven Muslim kingdoms along the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. The federation formed in 1971 after British forces withdrew from the Persian Gulf.
translates as "the", i.e. it is the definite article in Arabic
translates as "son of" in Arabic
In Arabic: Al-Murābiṭūn; "Warrior-Monks"), confederation of radical muslims who lived in the Moroccan Sahara Desert. Their religious fervor and fighting capabilities enabled them to establish a formidable empire in the Maghreb and Muslim (Andalusian) Spain in the 11th and 12th centuries.
honorific title used in front of the first name of a male
honorific title used in front of the first name of a female
Arabic for "My Lord", an honorific Arabic title, foundation for "El Cid"
Don Diego de Vivar
father of Rodrigo Díaz
Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar
(1043-1099) Spanish nobleman and leader of Reconquista; known as "El Cid"
best friend of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar
emir of Valencia
emir of Zaragoza; loyal to El Cid
African emir; a leader of the Almoravids
King of Castilla and Leon; father of Sancho, Alfonso, García, Urraca, and Elvira
King of Leon and Castilla; first-born son of King Ferdinand
King of Castilla and Leon; second-born son of King Ferdinand
sister of King Sancho and King Alfonso; daughter of King Ferdinand; ruler of the cities of Zamora and Calahorra
king's champion; father of Chimene
wife of Rodrigo Díaz of Vivar, "El Cid"
high ranking officer in King Ferdinand's army; loves Chimene
Traitor or Hero? Depends on which side of the wall you stand.
Moors (Muslims) reached Spain via Morocco
The year in which the movie "El Cid" begins.
The last Moorish kingdom in Spain falls to the Spanish monarchy of Ferdinand and Isabel.
The year that the movie "El Cid" premiers in theatres.
charge brought against Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar
Refusing to turn over prisoners to an officer of the king
the act of Rodrigo that brought on the charge of treason
the religion of the Moors
Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar by defeating King Ramiro's champion
won the city of Calahorra for King Ferdinand
Chimene and Oróñez
they plot to kill Rodrigo (El Cid)
Chimene will marry Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar
by order of King Ferdinand upon El Cid's return from an excursion.
A woman's love
what Chimene swears that she will never give to Rodrigo
definition of convent
religious community where nuns live
Chimene goes here immediately after she and Rodrigo get married
Inherits Castille from King Ferdinand
inherits Asturias and León from King Ferdinand
inherits the city of Calahorra
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