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About Cervantes About Cervantes

This section highlights the life and contributions of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616). A brief biography and links to authoritative Web sites are listed.

The Golden Age of Spain The Golden Age of Spain

Cervantes lived through Spain's glory and her demise. The Golden Age of Spain marks a prolific time for the arts. This section outlines this flourishing time and it's profound effect on Cervantes and his novel. This page also provides links to other artists who were working during Cervantes' life as well as those who were influenced by his novels.


Did you know that Shakespeare died the same day as Cervantes? Or that Galileo first observed planets in 1609? Explore some of the Web sites that highlight the other events that were happening during Cervantes' lifetime.