El cerco de Numancia, también titulada La destrucción de Numancia, escenifica el tema patriótico del sacrificio colectivo ante el asedio del general Escipión. Numancia (c), Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Notable variations on Spanish title: El cerco de Numancia, Numancia, La Numancia, La destrucción de . Numancia o Comedia del cerco de Numancia o La Numancia. Son oportunas las En la obra de Cervantes el destino trágico de la tierra es insepa- rable del.

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Want to Read saving…. Cervantes adds a tragic love story to the political-mili This tragedy is one of the most popular works of Cervantes before he wrote “Don Quixote. After the traumatic destruction of the town by their own hands, the Romans send a scout up a ladder to see what has happened, and they find them all dead.

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Those who did not starve burnt all their possessions and committed mass suicide, so that the Romans would gain nothing of their wealth or themselves as slaves. The result was that most Numantines decided to commit suicide, rather than falling into slavery.


Mery Lilith rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Madrid, Castalia in Spanish. Se trata de una obra donde la Providencia parece tener un cometido trascendental. Oct 22, Constantine rated it really liked it Shelves: In the third act, all hope for a successful resolution of the dispute between Romans and Numantians has now vanished.

You must be logged in to add tags. He was then released on ransom from his captors by his parents and the Trinitarians, a Catholic religious order. About Miguel de Numania Saavedra. Madrid, Gredos in Spanish. Cambridge University Press,pp. His hubris and desire for domination rather than negotiation has brought him to his knees.

For the battle, see Siege of Numantia. Stiegler, “The Coming of the New Jerusalem: Scenes of domestic misery and of patriotism ensue. Sara rated it liked it Oct 13, Cervanres Preview See a Problem? Published January xerco by Linkgua first published Cervantes adds a tragic love story to the political-military main argument, to increase the interest of the audience.

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Numancia – Out of the Wings

El cerco de Numancia, ed. Trivia About La Numancia. The Siege of Numantia Spanish: The lengthy speech dealing with Spanish history has been taken as a moment of praise for the future Spanish empire, [7] and as containing elements that question imperial expansionism.


Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. Possible sources for Cervantes are:. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A dead man is resuscitated by magic in a dramatic scene reminiscent of the necromantic revivification by the witch Erichto in the Pharsalia. Although Venus is invoked, Marandro assures his friend Leoncio that true love as opposed to Roman lust does not impede his duties cerc citizen and soldier.

La Numancia

The tragic denouement ensues in Act Four. Little is known of his mother Leonor de Cortinas, except that she was a native of Arganda del Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. Last updated on 4 October