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Don Quijote and Sancho Panza Oil Painting

This painting is inspired by the famous novel Don Quixote written by Spanish author Don Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra in 1605. In fact, the figures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza in this painting are modeled upon the bronze statues of them in La Plaza de España in Madrid. 60 more words

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"Don Quixote"

Don Quixote (Francusco de Robles, 1605, 1615, 1612 and 1620 (in English)

Highly regarded as the “best literary work ever written” and a book that tops most lists of greatest works of fiction, Don Quixote was originally published in two volumes (in 1605 and 1615). 96 more words

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Plaza de España (Madrid)

Bronze sculptures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

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The Handbook to the Legacy & Odyssey of Don Quixote

Don Quixote is considered by the literally great and good to be the best novel ever written. It holds the record for the most translations, relegating even the Bible to second best. 251 more words

366 days of gratitude

Our first stop on our first visit to Spain was in Toledo in La Mancha, close to which Don Quijote (or Quixote) and his squire Sancho Panza travelled. 64 more words

I Won't Leave You

Bible:

Now when the Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. And Elijah said to Elisha, “Please stay here, for the Lord has sent me as far as Bethel.” But Elisha said, “As the Lord lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they went down to Bethel. 679 more words

Was Don Quixote Kafka's Alter Ego?

On the 21st of October 1917 Franz Kafka wrote a brief parable The Truth about Sancho Panza. Its original title “Die Wahrheit über Sancho Pansa” was given by Max Brod, who later published the text in the volume “Beim Bau der chinesischen Mauer”.   686 more words

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