He was the national bard of justice, humanity and reform, whose voice went up as a trumpet until the victory was won.
The Bard of the Dimbovitza was first published in 1891, and was soon reissued and expanded.
The bard will exaggerate or distort his story.
Bard Head (264 ft.), the most southerly point, is a haunt of eagles, at the foot of which is an archway called the Giant's Leg.
In the year 1147, we have the bard testifying to the supereminence of the Cid among his country's heroes: "Ipse Rodericus Mio Cid semper vocatus, De quo cantatur quod ab hostibus haud superatus, Qui domuit Mauros, comites domuit quoque nostros."