Jorge Manrique

Jorge Manrique was a Spanish poet, best known for his work 'Coplas por la muerte de su padre' (Stanzas for the Death of His Father), which is considered one of the masterpieces of Spanish literature. He was also a soldier and a member of the noble Manrique family.


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  1. 1. Coplas por la muerte de su padre

    "Coplas por la muerte de su padre" is a collection of elegiac verses written in memory of the author's father. The poems explore themes of mortality, the fleeting nature of life, and the inevitability of death. The author uses his personal grief as a platform to delve into philosophical reflections, ultimately presenting a stoic acceptance of death as a natural part of life. The work is widely regarded as one of the greatest achievements in Spanish poetry.

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