. . .This only is certain, that there is nothing certain; and nothing more miserable and yet more arrogant than man. — Pliny the Elder

Bernardo del Carpio

~ 800
Civilization: Hispanic — Asturias
   Field of Renown:  hero — Knight
Era:  Moors

Legendary Spanish hero during the era of Charlemagne who battled both Moors and Franks.

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Book Links
The Christians of Northern Spain  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
Rise of the Christian Kingdoms in  Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain  by  Charles F. Horne
Bernardo del Carpio  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris
Spain's Heroic Age  in  Spain: A History for Young Readers  by  Frederick A. Ober