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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Numantian ambassadors enter with proposals for peace, which are rejected.

La Numancia

Jennifer Thorndike rated it liked it Mar 21, Books by Miguel de Cervantes Dee. Want to Read cervanets. The senate is assembled to deliberate on the affairs of the city. Madrid, Gredos in Spanish. These allegorical characters consult fate, in the guise of Proteus and discover that Numantia cannot be saved. Retrieved from ” https: It is the women, then, who impel Theagenes to carry out this fatal action, thus playing a key role in the tragic denouement.

About Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. The allegorical figure of Fame enters at the end of the piece, and announces the future glory of Spain, a great power that will rise out of the ashes of Numantia like the phoenix.

Stiegler, “The Coming of the New Jerusalem: In the first act, Scipio appears with his generals in the Roman camp before Cervo. The old river god appears, attended by a retinue of the deities of the smaller rivers of the surrounding country. Some critics say the play would be difficult to stage for the personified characters Fame, Spain, Hunger, etc.


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This tragedy is one of the most popular works of Cervantes before he wrote “Don Quixote. De Armas, Cervantes, Raphael and the Classicspp. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. La Numancia de Cervantes.

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Although Venus is invoked, Marandro assures his friend Leoncio that true love as opposed to Roman lust does not impede his duties as citizen and soldier. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.

Lists with This Book. The tragic denouement ensues in Act Four. The allegorical figures of War, Sickness and Hunger take over the stage in an apocalyptic ambiance. The boy, in a profound display of strength and valour, declares himself unconquerable by the Romans, and forever true to the people of Numancia, before he throws himself off the tower to his death.

Dan rated it it was ok Jun 29, He reprimands his troops, whose martial spirit has begun to be superseded by the pleasures of Venus and Bacchus. Marandro, accompanied by his friend, Leoncio, ventures to enter the Roman camp.


It remained unpublished until the eighteenth-century. Sep 05, Suzette FD rated it really liked it. Javier Huerta Calvo, pp. Muy recomendado como ejercicio literario.

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Las notas de Gilabert son valiosas. The play is divided into four acts, jornadasor “days”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Cervantes adds a tragic love story to the political-military main argument, to increase the interest of the audience.

La Numancia by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.

Oct 06, Manuel Alfonseca rated it liked it. You must be logged in to add tags. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies84, For La Numancia see pp. It is they who recommend a mass suicide, for, in this manner, they will not become enslaved to the Romans.

This article needs additional citations for verification. InCervantes moved to Italy, where he served as a valet to Giulio Acquaviva, a wealthy priest who was elevated to cardinal the next year.