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Author: Dale DyeScott BillupsEllen MulliganGreystone Communications.History Channel (Television network)All authors
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, 2008.
Series: Conquerors.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Though his name was Rodrigo Diaz, he was known simply as El Cid (The Leader). Yet recent scholarship has exposed many gaps between truth and myth in the tales about Spain's first national hero. Was he, as one contemporary said, 'the scourge of his time'? Or are the tales recorded in the epic Poema de Mio Cid a more accurate picture of this unique man? The Conquerors visits his homeland in Valencia and interviews  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
History
Military history
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Cid; Cid
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Dye; Scott Billups; Ellen Mulligan; Greystone Communications.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
OCLC Number: 471464217
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced for television broadcast in 2005.
Credits: Producer, director, Scott Billups ; writer, Ellen Mulligan.
Performer(s): Host, Dale Dye.
Description: 1 videodisc (46 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Series Title: Conquerors.
Responsibility: produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for History Television Network Productions ; The History Channel.

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"Though his name was Rodrigo Diaz, he was known simply as El Cid (The Leader). Yet recent scholarship has exposed many gaps between truth and myth in the tales about Spain's first national hero. Was he, as one contemporary said, 'the scourge of his time'? Or are the tales recorded in the epic Poema de Mio Cid a more accurate picture of this unique man? The Conquerors visits his homeland in Valencia and interviews renowned historians in search of the real El Cid."--Web site.

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