Don Quixote. "The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha"

Pedro Moreno2015/2015

Acción Cultural Española, AC/E

Acción Cultural Española, AC/E
Madrid, Spain

Centuries ago, in a village of La Mancha – it is not known which one – lived a gentleman so fond of chivalric novels that one day he decided to adopt the profession of the main characters of these works and become a knight-errant. And so he took up his great-grandfathers’ arms – after giving them a good clean – and set off on his old horse with a new name, Rocinante, calling himself Don Quixote of La Mancha. He finally accomplished the difficult task of finding a lady so that the defeated giants would bow to him: the memory of a peasant girl of whom he was enamoured for some time led him to imagine a beautiful princess, Dulcinea del Toboso. Don Quixote was dubbed a knight by a crafty Andalusian innkeeper whom he believed to be a Castilian landlord of the castle where he was staying – which was actually an inn.


  • Title: Don Quixote. "The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha"
  • Creator: Pedro Moreno
  • Date Created: 2015/2015
  • External Link: Click to access web
  • Medium: Illustration

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