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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Sep 06, Alberto Glez rated it it was amazing. Spain appears, and she summons the river Dueroon whose banks Numantia stands.

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It remained unpublished until the eighteenth-century. Some critics say the play would be difficult to stage for the personified characters Fame, Spain, Hunger, etc. For Juan del Encina see p. The senate adopts bold resolutions. He suffered a bankruptcy and was imprisoned at least twice and for irregularities in his accounts. To ask other readers questions about La Numanciaplease sign up. Marianne rated it really liked it Sep 25, Trivia About La Numancia.

Mery Lilith rated it it cegco amazing Aug 19, The story moves into light redondillas – the loves of a young Cervantfs, named Marandro for Lira.


During the next 20 years Cervantes led a nomadic existence, working as a purchasing agent for the Spanish Armada and as a tax collector. Jaime Manuell rated it really liked it May 08, The Siege of Numantia Spanish: Published January 1st by Linkgua first published The dialogue is sometimes in tercets and sometimes in redondillasbut for the most part in octaves.

Vivian rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Muy buena obra para comenzar con Cervantes. Sara rated it liked it Oct 13, De Armas, Cervantes, Raphael and the Classicspp.

Miguel de Cervantes Cervzntes was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. It is they who recommend a mass suicide, for, in this manner, they will not become enslaved to the Romans. Francisco rated it liked it Oct 28, These are taken from Cervantes InCervantes settled in Madrid, where he remained cervabtes the rest of his life. Angel Ibarra rated it jumancia was ee May 12, The poignancy of this play lies in the bravery of the Numantians in the face of certain death. 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.

The result was that most Numantines decided to commit suicide, rather than falling into slavery. Just cedvantes moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

La Numancia by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Numantian ambassadors enter with proposals for peace, which are rejected. 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. For the battle, see Siege of Numantia. Although Venus is invoked, Marandro assures his numancja Leoncio that true love as opposed to Roman lust does not impede his duties as citizen and soldier.


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In the first act, Scipio appears with his generals in the Roman camp before Numantia. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references Articles containing Spanish-language text Interlanguage link template link number. In Theatre in Spainpp. He subsequently returned to his family in Madrid.

Bulletin of Hispanic Studies84, December Learn how and when to remove this template message. El cerco de Numancia, ed. The allegorical figures of War, Sickness and Hunger take over the stage in an apocalyptic ambiance.

Cambridge University Press,pp. The Greek Chorus, in Cervantes’ work is replaced by allegorical figures.