Ercilla


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Noun1.Ercilla - a genus of evergreen climbers
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Phytolaccaceae, Phytolaccaceae, pokeweed family - chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma
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Araucana' of Don Alonso de Ercilla, the 'Austriada' of Juan Rufo, Justice of Cordova, and the 'Montserrate' of Christobal de Virues, the Valencian poet.
Su titulo esta indicando ya que su autor iba a pintarnos a don Garcia Hurtado de Mendoza bajo un aspecto muy diverso de aquel con que lo caracterizo Ercilla, no siendo otra cosa, en el fondo, que la replica al calificativo de "mozo capitan acelerado" con que se le ve tildado en La Araucana.
Officer Hugo Albornoz Albornoz was fatally shot by unknown assailants following an April 2 raid on a Mapuche village in the Ercilla sector of the Araucania.
Alonso de Ercilla y Zuniga nacio en Madrid, el 7 de agosto de 1533 y murio en la misma ciudad el 29 de noviembre de 1594.
After two theoretical chapters, the first volume presents the case studies chronologically, starting with "Proeza y compromiso en La Araucana de Don Alonso de Ercilla y Zuniga," by Wilfredo Casanova; "El compromiso de los cronistas coloniales," by Fernando Casanueva; "A proposito de humor y compromiso en La lira argentina (1824)," by Beatriz Chenot; and "'Propaganda y ataque': El programa politico-literario de Manuel Gonzalez Prada en dos palabras y un par de versiones," by Isabelle Tauzin Castellanos.
Stay at the four-star Hotel Ercilla between December 5 and January 30 for pounds 249p.
The sixteenth-century bard Alonso de Ercilla y Zuniga, in his epic poem La araucana, applied the term araucanos to all indigenous people of southern Chile.
Bodmer justifies this on the grounds that the social atmosphere of sixteenth-century Europe did not allow Ercilla a choice, as otherwise he would not have been taken seriously.
Ricardo Padron ha observado en la vision celestial del escudero una satira del imperialismo espanol durante las primeras decadas del siglo xvii o tal vez una satira de lo que el critico denomina "cartografias imperiales en verso" propias del genero epico renacentista en el ambito de la peninsula iberica como las Lusiadas de Luis de Camoes, la Araucana de Alonso de Ercilla o Bernardo de Bernardo de Balbuena:
Hence he treats Ercilla, Camoes, Spenser, and Milton as representing the same general view.
La Araucana, by the Spanish poet Alfonso de Ercilla y Zuniga, depicts this race at the peak of its military genius and strength.
Contract awarded for Acquisition Pasitos Garden Of Love, Ercilla