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|CSM Number : 344|
|Short name:||Christians and Moors Camp Side by Side||Alternative:||Christians and Moors camp side by side (Tudia)|
|Incipit:||Os que a Santa Maria saben fazer reverença|
|Refrain:||Os que a Santa Maria/ saben fazer reverença/ macar se non amen eles/ ela met’ i avẽença.|
|Summary of narrative|
|Setting:||Tudia||Protagonist(s):||some Christian and Moorish warriors|
When Seville still belonged to the Moors, some of them set out to attack the Christians.
They rode to Tudia and camped overnight outside the church.
The Christians had also arrived there and they camped on the other side of the building.
Although both companies were camping side by side that night, and watering their horses at the same fountain, they did not detect each other’s presence.
At dawn as they were mounting their horses, they caught sight of each other and were amazed.
They acknowledged the miracle, made a truce, and departed in peace. Some went to Elvas, others to Olivenza.
|Stanza:||15' 15' 15' 15'||Refrain:||15' 15'|
|No. of Stanzas:||8|
|Rhyme scheme:||AA | bbba||Zejel:||Yes|
|enemy (confrontation with), enemy (undetected), fountain, horse, lance, Muslims/Moors, truce, warfare|
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|El enclave de Olivenza|
Sánchez, Rosa María & Luis Alfonso Limpio