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“The pen is the tongue of the mind.” – Miguel de Cervantes

Cervantes' Tomb Discovered

The remains of famed author of Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes, have apparently been found in Madrid. In 2014, forensic analysts discovered bones which they speculated were those of the legendary author who died 400 years ago in 1616, the same week as William Shakespeare. 131 more words

Restless in Pieces

All I know is that while I’m asleep, I’m never afraid, and I have no hopes, no struggles, no glories — and bless the man who invented sleep, a cloak over all human thought, food that drives away hunger, water that banishes thirst, fire that heats up cold, chill that moderates passion, and, finally, universal currency with which all things can be bought, weight and balance that brings the shepherd and the king, the fool and the wise, to the same level. 161 more words

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Remains of Cervantes, author of Don Quixote, 'identified in convent'

Spain says it has unearthed the apparent remains of the literary giant Miguel de Cervantes in a Madrid convent almost 400 years after his death. 273 more words

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Spain finds Don Quixote writer Cervantes' tomb in Madrid


Who was Cervantes? BBC News has the essential facts
1547: Born near Madrid
1571: Shot and wounded at Battle of Lepanto
1575: Captured and enslaved for five years in Algiers… 552 more words

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Remains of Cervantes, author of Don Quixote, 'identified in convent'

Spain says it has unearthed the apparent remains of the literary giant Miguel de Cervantes in a Madrid convent almost 400 years after his death. 273 more words

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Cervantes found?

Researchers think they have  found the remains  of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes,  using archaeological and historical evidence.    I’ll wait until they have DNA testing evidence to applaud.