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prophet

Pronunciation: /ˈprɑːfət; ˈprɒfɪt/

Translation of prophet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • profeta, (masculine, feminine) the prophets of doom los catastrofistas or agoreros
    Example sentences
    • This is what the prophets of doom have been waiting for.
    • There are still those who refuse to believe the prophets of doom.
    • World crude oil prices have not risen with ‘free market’ supply and demand, confounding all the prophets of doom or boom.

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.