El Cid

Subject History Topic El Cid (Movie)
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Watch movie El Cid, and answer following questions
isn't this really the story of a battle between two powerful monotheistic faiths? Does the Christian victory help explain the historic ferocity of Spanish Catholicism? Why does fighting in the name of God seem to make people feel justified to kill one another? How do you think European history would have evolved if the Muslims had been triumphant instead & continued their campaign into northern Europe? Could it mean that many more of us in the Americas today might be Muslims? Does this film enhance your understanding of Early European history?
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