Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: The Author of Don Quixote Unknown author

ISBN: 9781332227525

Published: September 27th 2015

Paperback

54 pages


Description

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: The Author of Don Quixote  by  Unknown author

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: The Author of Don Quixote by Unknown author
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 54 pages | ISBN: 9781332227525 | 9.49 Mb

Excerpt from Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra: The Author of Don QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes-Saavedra, the author of Don Quixote, was born at Alcala de Henares, the ancient Complutum, a small town in the province of New Castile, in 1547. The day of hisMoreExcerpt from Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra: The Author of Don QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes-Saavedra, the author of Don Quixote, was born at Alcala de Henares, the ancient Complutum, a small town in the province of New Castile, in 1547.

The day of his birth is not known, but as he was baptized on the 9 th of October, it is conjectured from his Christian name that he was born on Saint Michaelmas day preceding. The place of his nativity also remained in doubt until the year 1748, when Don Juan de Yriarte found in the Royal Library of Madrid a manuscript entitled La Verdadera Patria de Miguel de Cervantes, written by the learned Benedictine Martin Sarmiento.

Till then seven cities, Madrid, Seville, Lucena, Toledo, Esquivias, Alcazar de San Juan, and Consuegra, had contended for the honor of being his birthplace, although in the Topography of Algiers, by Father Hsedo, published in 1612, mention was made of Cervantes as a native of Alcala de Henares, and the genealogist Mendez de Silva, in his tract on Nliho Alfonso, published in 1648, had also spoken of him as a noble Castilian gentleman of the same town. All doubts on the subject, their long ignorance as to which is one of the many proofs of the carelessness with which the Spaniards have treasured what belongs to the memory of their illustrious countrymen, were finally resolved by the discovery of the petition for an inquiry into his conduct at.

Algiers addressed by Cervantes to the government in 1580.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



Enter answer





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: The Author of Don Quixote":


bystry-maluch.pl

©2009-2015 | DMCA | Contact us