El Cid

El Cid1961

Stars: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Geneviève Page
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Rating: APPROVED
Runtime: 182 minutes

Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (c.?1043 – 10 July 1099) was a Castilian nobleman and military leader in medieval Spain. The Moors called him El Cid (Spanish pronunciation: [el???ið]), which meant the Lord (probably from the original Arabic al-sayyid, ??????… more »



Ben Yussuf:
The Prophet has commanded us to rule the world. Where in all your land of Spain is the glory of Allah? When men speak of you they speak of poets, musicmakers, doctors, scientists. Where are your warriors? You dare to call youselves sons of the Prophet? You have become women! Burn your books! Make warriors of your poets! Let you doctors invent new poisons for our arrows. Let you scientists invent new war machines! And then, kill! Burn! Infidels live on your frontiers. Encourage them to kill each other. And when they are weak and torn, I will sweep up from Africa, and the empire of the One God, the true God, Allah, will spread, first across Spain, then across Europe, then the whole world!

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