The Poem of the Cid

Author Paul Blackburn
Published 1966
Rating 5/10
Status Finished on 2020-06-18

The actual plot seems much less, uh, engaging than the big Greek triumvirate, but I found myself enchanted by the Cid’s epithets: “he who was born at the right time”, “he who girded his sword at the right time.”

Highlights

God, what a good vassal