This website examines the relevance, power struggles, inner workings, and display in literature of the upper social tier of medieval and early modern Spanish society.  Works examined include The Poem of My CidLazarillo de Tormes,  The Trickster of SevilleDon QuijoteThe Abencerraje, numerous Spanish and Moorish medieval ballads, and a variety of lectures given by a number of experts on events of the time.


“The Burial of Count Orgaz” by El Greco provides a look into early modern Spanish noble society, and its view of the afterlife.