Spanish Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters

Alfonso

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Alifanfaron

A giant in the story of Don Quixote. In some references, referred to as Alifanfaron.

Alimaymom

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Amadis

A love-god. Also referred to as Amadis.

Annales Toldeanos

Stories that include some references to Arthurian lore, including the Battle of Camlan, dated 541. In some references, referred to as Annales Toldeanos.

Ataecina

An underworld-goddess. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Ataecina, Roman Proserpina, Roman Proserpina or Persephone.

Babieca

The horse of El Cid. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Babieca, Bavieca or Bavieca.

Bernardo del Carpio

A Spanish hero. He was said to have defeated Roland in single combat at Roncesvalles. At times, identified as Bernardo del Carpio.

Berng

A Catalan god. Occasionally known as Berng, Irish Bran, Irish Bran, Verng, Majorcan Verng or Majorcan Verng.

Bivar, Rodrigo Diaz de

The 11th C. Hero known in literature as El Cid. Sometimes referred to as Bivar, Rodrigo Diaz de.

Campeador

A title of El Cid. On occassion, referred to as Campeador, 'champion' or 'champion'.

Cervantes, Miguel de

Author of Don Quixote. Sometimes known as Cervantes, Miguel de, (1547-1616) or (1547-1616).

Clavigo

A wooden horse in Don Quixote. Also commonly identified as Clavigo.

Colada

A sword of El Cid. Also commonly referred to as Colada.

Counts of Carrion

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Dapple

The donkey ridden by Sancho Panza. Occasionally referred to as Dapple.

Diego Laynez

Father of El Cid. He was grossly insulted by Gomez. El Cid avenged the insult by killing Gomez. In some lore, occasionally known as Diego Laynez, Don Diego or Don Diego.

Dolfos

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Don Quixote

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El Cid

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Elvira

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Florinda

Daughter of Juhan. She was raped by Roderick. At times, referred to as Florinda.

Garcia

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Gomez

Father of Ximena. He insulted Diego Laynez and was killed by the old man's son, El Cid. In some references, known as Gomez, Don Gomez or Don Gomez.

Gonzalez

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Huergo

A man-eating demon. Sometimes identified as Huergo, Uergo, Uergo, Greek Orcus or Greek Orcus.

Maitagarri

A Basque lake-priestess. On occassion, called Maitagarri.

Montserrat

A mountain. It was said that this mountain split into many peaks and clefts at the Crucifixion. Also known as Montserrat.

Orko

A Basque thunder-god. Sometimes referred to as Orko.

Poema del Cid

A poem describing the exploits of the legendary hero, El Cid. On occassion, identified as Poema del Cid.

Ramiro

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Roderick

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Rodrigo Diaz

The real name of El Cid. Also referred to as Rodrigo Diaz, El Cid, El Cid, Cid, El Campeador, Mio Cid, (El) Campeador, Rodrigo Bivar, Rodrigo Vivar or Ruy Diaz.

Rosinante

The broken-down horse of Don Quixote. At times, called Rosinante, Rocinante, Rocinante, Rozinante or Rozinante.

Sancho

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Sancho Panza

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Sul

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Tizona

A sword of El Cid which was interred with him. Sometimes called Tizona.

Urganda

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Urraca

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Verng

A Majorcan god. On occassion, known as Verng, Bran, Bran, Bran of Gore, Bran of Gower, Bran of Gwales, Bran the Blessed, Urien, Vran, Bendigeid Vran, Bendigeidfran, Bendigert Bran, Brandegore, (Ogyr) Vran, Urien, Roman Saturn, Spanish Berng, Catalan Berng, Catalan Berng, Irish Bran, Irish Bran or Berng.

Wooden Horse

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Ximena

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Yahia

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Zaden

A guardian god of fishermen. Referred to as Zaden.
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