Famous personages

Famous personages 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, Eugenio Mediano Flores, Martin Albizanda Damaso Santos, Charles David Law, and so on. Here he discovered his vocation for poetry of Vicente Aleixandre Damaso Alonso’s hand, 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, Ang lica Arag n . Jamie Tisch And they reside, almost habitual, Agustin Garcia Calvo, Isabel Escudero or Fanny Rubio.They have all attracted to the town 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 sculptor Don Aniceto Marinas Segoviano who sculpted the two classic Christs that are 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 a longstanding tradition as early as the sixteenth century, Lope de Vega, wrote a comedy entitled “The Marquis de Las Navas” whose hero is Pedro Davila , whose father was secretary to the poet, where it says born at the foot of the Guadarrama iced Las Navas del Marqu s (that’s his name) where he wears a flowery meadow in May that there is no frost or snow that astonishes Benito Arias Montano also , in the same century as Lope de Vega, visited Las Navas del Marqu s (particularly in 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 quidi priuslaudum referam canoris uersibus, uel quae carmina rupes resonent Nauarum Las Navas “Benito Arias Montano finished his work, with these words: CARMEN IN AGRO EX VOTO NAVIS ABULENSI APUD DIVI laurentii Sacellum Mensu 1567 AUGUSTO translated as:” Las Navas del Marqu s, Avila field, near the Monastery of St. Lorenzo ‘The Escorial’, in August1567