Medieval Spanish conqueror

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Medieval Spanish conqueror

1. Hero of a medieval Spanish epic poem
2. Fought for both Christian and Muslim armies
3. Known for his skilled horsemanship
4. His wife Ximena was also a prominent figure in the poem
5. Captured the city of Valencia from the Moors
6. His historicity is debated among scholars.
7. His real name was Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar
8. Served under both Sancho II and Alfonso VI
9. His sword was named Tizona
10. His story has been adapted into many works of literature and film.