Episode 157: El Cid


Manage episode 296057127 series 1407426
By Riley Knight. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, better known to history as El Cid, a famous Spanish knight who fought for and against both Christians and Muslims in mediaeval Iberia.


Download Episode

(Right click and select “Save as…”)

Image: Acosta, Marcos Hiráldez. Jura de Santa Gadea. Oil on canvas. 1864. Via Wikimedia.

183 episodes