Promoting Democracy in Algeria

Famous People

Famous people The proximity to Madrid and the milder climate of Las Navas in summer has attracted many personalities of culture. So often spend the summer in Las Navas Eusebio Garc a Luengo, Manuel Villegas L pez, Jos Garc a Nieto, Luis Ponce, Rafael Montesinos, Jose Posadas, Fernando Quinones, Victor Ruiz Iriarte, Medium Eugenio Flores, Martin Albizanda, Damaso Santos, Charles David Law, etc. . Here he discovered his poetic vocation Vicente Aleixandre the hand of Damaso Alonso, also vacationer. In Las Navas Camilo Jose Cela wrote his “Hall of Repose” and numerous articles, some of the people. In Las Navas Juan Antonio Bardem wrote the screenplay for his film “Calle Mayor”. And Las Navas has been a refuge for several painters: Evaristo Guerra, Manuel Calvo, Angel Aragones. And they reside, almost habitual, Agust n Garc a Calvo, Isabel Rubio Escudero and Fanny.They have all the people attracted to many personalities of culture and helped to enrich the cultural life of the town. Among the painters who searched his way through Las Navas del Marques Jose Valenciano is Garnelo and Alda (1866-Montilla Enguera 1944) left us for posterity one of his most accomplished works by Cape in Las Navas del Marqu s. Another singular artist who left a mark of his talent in Las Navas was the sculptor Don Aniceto Marinas Segoviano two crucifixes carved classical style which was venerated in the town’s Christ Chapel of Grace of Christ and with Christ the Healer altar in the parish church of San Juan Bautista.This is an old tradition that comes from as early as the sixteenth century, Lope de Vega, wrote a play entitled The Marquis de Las Navas is starring Pedro Davila, whose father was secretary to the poet, where it says: Born at the foot of Guadarrama iced Las Navas del Marqu s (that’s his name) where he wears a flowery meadow in May no frost or snow that surprised Benito Arias Montano also in the same century as Lope de Vega, visited Las Navas del Marqu s (specifically summer 1567) where he wrote the book Commentary on the prophet Hosea, ending with a poem written in Latin, which reminds Las Navas: Quid bike gratus celebrem poet priuslaudum quidi referam canoris uersibus, uel quae carmina rupes resonent Nauarum Las Navas “Benito Arias Montano finished his work, with these words: CARMEN NAVIS VOTE IN AGRO EX ABULENSI APUD DIVI laurentii measurable sacellum 1567 AUGUSTO Whose translation is:” Las Navas del Marqu s, Avila field next to the Monastery Lorenzo ‘El Escorial’, in the month of August 1567

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