Translation of presa in English:
nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 (en caza) prey hacer presa en algo/algn, el pánico hizo presa en los espectadores panic seized the spectators, the spectators were seized with panic el fuego hizo presa en las ramas secas the fire took hold in the dry branches presa de algo seized
withsth presa del terror, se alejó corriendo seized with terror, he ran off
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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.