El Cid Shield by Marto of Toledo Spain

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El Cid Shield
by Marto of Toledo Spain

Marto Item #970.9

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# 970.9 El Cid Shield by Marto of Toledo Spain

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El Cid Shield
by Marto of Toledo Spain

Marto Item # 970.9

The El Cid Shield
by Marto of Toledo Spain


The reproduction Steel Shield of El Cid by Marto of Toledo Spain belonged to the Castilian knight Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, known as "El Cid Campeador" in the 11th century. He was the prototype of the knight and a loyal vassal who took part with his king, Alphonse VI, in the conquest of Toledo. Subsequently, El Cid conquered the city, and kingdom of Valencia (which he ruled there until his death in 1099) from the Arabians (Moors). El Cid was a great war hero, a superior and extremely successful soldier of fortune, who apparently never lost a battle. To this day, Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar is known as a hero of Christian Spain, due to his excellent acheivements in the the Reconquest of Spain from the Moors. His title, El Cid Campeador, derives from: "El Cid" , a Moorish title of respect, from Arabic al sayyid "Lord"; "Campeador" is Spanish for "Champion".

The El Cid Shield by Marto of Toledo Spain is an ornamental triangular shield made in handcrafted steel , pointed on the upper part. Natural metal finish. In the center of the El Cid Shield is riveted a golden metal sheet depicting Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, best known as El Cid, a spanish hero of the Reconquista, reproduced in relief. The frame of the El Cid Shield is ornated with golden rivets and golden metal shaped sheets at the angles.

This is a high quality product made in Toledo Spain which you can proudly display.

  • Overall Dimensions: 35 x 17 inches
  • Material: Handcrafted Steel

    $386.99 each


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