In "El Cid," why has the Cid been exiled? What is going to happen to him and others who try to help him?

revolution | Student

The unique manuscript of theĀ Cantar de mio Cid is missing its first folio (manuscript page), and so the poem begins by describing the Cid's reaction to the news of his banishment. From contemporary Latin histories and from a note later in the poem (laisse 9), we discover that the reason for the Cid's banishment is the accusation by King Alfonso VI that the Cid had embezzled money collected from the Moors for the king. This is the second time that Alfonso banished the Cid, and the missing folio might have described this event.

tal | Student

for the first part, from enotes: the reason for the Cid's banishment is the accusation by King Alfonso VI that the Cid had embezzled money collected from the Moors for the king. This is the second time that Alfonso banished the Cid, and the missing folio might have described this event.

Not sure about the second part.

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El Cid

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