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Encyclopedia > Juan del Encina

Juan del Encina (1469-c.1533), often called the founder of the Spanish drama, was born in 1469 near Salamanca, probably at Enemas. On leaving the University of Salamanca he became a member of the household of the second Duke of Alva. Salamanca: Plaza Mayor Wikimedia Commons has more media related to: Salamanca Salamanca (population 156,006 (2002)) is a Castilian city in central Spain, the capital of the province of Salamanca in the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. ... This rectal bulb syringe may be used to administer small enemas. ... The University of Salamanca (Spanish Universidad de Salamanca), located in the town of Salamanca, west-northwest of Madrid, is the oldest university in Spain, and one of the oldest in Europe. ... Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, the third Duke of Alva (or Alba) (1508-January 12, 1583) was a Spanish general and governor of the Spanish Netherlands (1567 - 1573), nicknamed the Iron Duke because of his cruelty, giving the Protestants of the Low Countries a firsthand taste of the Black Legend. ...


In 1492 the poet entertained his patron with a dramatic piece, the Triunfo de la fama, written to commemorate the fall of Granada. In 1496 he published his Cancionero, a collection of dramatic and lyrical poems. Some years afterwards he visited Rome, attracted the attention of Pope Alexander VI by his skill in music, and was appointed choirmaster. Granada is a city and the capital of the province of Granada, in the community of Andalusia, Spain. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... Alexander VI, (Rodrigo Borgia) (January 1, 1431 – August 18, 1503) pope (1492-1503), is the most memorable of the secular popes of the Renaissance. ...


About 1518 Encina took orders, and made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, where he said his first mass. Since 1509 he had held a lay canonry at Malaga; in 1519 he was appointed prior of Léon and is said to have died at Salamanca about 1533. Jerusalem (31°46′ N 35°14′ E; Hebrew: יְרוּשָׁלַיִם Yerushalayim; Arabic: القدس al-Quds; see also names of Jerusalem) is an ancient Middle Eastern city of key importance to the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. ... Then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) presiding at the 2005 Easter Vigil Mass in place of the dying Pope John Paul II. Mass is the term used of the celebration of the Eucharist in the Latin rites of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Málaga, a port town in the province of Málaga in Andalusia, Southern Spain Malaga, a fortified wine originating in Málaga. ... Film poster for Léon (The Professional) Léon (aka The Cleaner, aka The Professional) (1994) is a film written and directed by French director Luc Besson, starring Jean Reno, Gary Oldman and Natalie Portman. ...


His Cancionero is preceded by a prose treatise (Arte de trobar) on the condition of the poetic art in Spain. His fourteen dramatic pieces mark the transition from the purely ecclesiastical to the secular stage. The Aucto del Repelón and the Égloga de Fileno dramatize the adventures of shepherds; the latter, like Pládcida y Vitoriano, is strongly influenced by the Celestina. The intrinsic interest of Encina's plays is slight, but they are important from the historical point of view, for the lay pieces form a new departure, and the devout eclogues prepare the way for the autos of the 17th century. Moreover, Encina's lyrical poems are remarkable for their intense sincerity and devout grace. This article concerns secularity, that is, being secular, in various senses. ... Celestina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... An eclogue is a poem in a classical style on a pastoral subject. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ...


Bibliography

Teatro corn pleto de Juan del Encina (Madrid, 1893), edited by F. Asenjo Barbieri; Cancionero musical de los siglos XV y XVI (Madrid, 1894), edited by F. Asenjo Barbieri; R. Mitjana, Sobre Juan del Encina, musico y poeta (Mlaga, 1895); M. Menendez y Pelayo, Antologia de poetas liricos castellanos (Madrid, 1890-1903), Vol. Vii.


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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Juan de la Encina (426 words)
He was educated at the University of Salamanca, whence he proceeded to Madrid, where at the age of twenty-five he became a member of the household of Fadrique de Toledo, first Duke of Alba.
Later, Encina went to Rome, where he took orders, and owing to his skill in music attracted the attention of Leo X who made him maestro di capella, which was a signal honour.
Encina published the first edition of his works under the title of "El Cancionero".
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