Bronze statue depicting 'El Cid', Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar on his warhorse Babieca, brandishing his sword Tizona, in Burgos Spain

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Bronze statue depicting 'El Cid', Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar on his warhorse Babieca, brandishing his sword Tizona, in Burgos Spain
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Bronze Equestrian statue in Burgos Castile Spain, depicting Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (c. 1043 – 1099) on his horse Babieca . He was a Castilian nobleman and military leader in medieval Spain. He was called El Cid (the Lord) by the Moors and El Campeador (the Champion) by Christians. In 1961 a popular movie was made called 'El Cid' starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren.
Location: Burgos, Castile Northern Spain