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(gen m en el singular y f en el plural)

Translation of arte in English:

  • 2 2.1 (habilidad, destreza) es maestro en el arte de mentir/de la diplomacia he's an expert in the art of lying/of diplomacy tiene mucho arte para arreglar flores she has a real flair o/or gift for flower arranging tengo muy poco arte para convencer a la gente I'm no good at persuading people 2.2
    (artes femenino plural)
    (astucias, artimañas) usó todas sus artes para seducirlo she used (all) her feminine wiles to seduce him tuve que usar todas mis artes para convencerlo I had to use every trick I could think of to win him over malo1

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El Cid (from Arabic "sid" or "master") was the name given to Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (born Vivar, near Burgos, c1043). He is Spain's warrior hero, being brave and warlike but also loyal and fair. He grew up in the court of Fernando I of Castile and later fought against the Moors, earning the title, Campeador. He married Jimena, granddaughter of Alfonso VI, "the Wise." In 1089, after a disagreement with the king, he and his loyal retainers went into exile, recapturing Valencia from the Moors. He died in 1099 and his deeds are the subject of many oral accounts, the most complete being El Cantar del Mío Cid. His sword, La Tizona, is in a museum in Burgos.