Saturday, April 18, 2009
April 18: Ready for Adventures and Conquests (Vol. 14, pp. 17-28)
To mark this day in 1616, when Cervantes received the last rites of the Catholic Church, we get the introduction to "Don Quixote," where we meet the Man of La Mancha and the mission he launched himself on — to be a knight errant in a age when knights were no longer needed.