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#92942 - 03/04/14 04:26 AM Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes
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#92944 - 03/04/14 04:34 AM Re: Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes [Re: MadridMan]
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yes had in FB, the convent went thru so many renovation that his tomb was moved several times, now no one is sure where it is. And that is why they finally got the go ahead from the community of Madrid to search for with some kind of electronic device(like the article said), as they cannot just break up everything to find it.

Now I am amazed how they can pinpoint these people after so many years. They have try for years to convince the family of Federico Garcia Lorca to do the same research in his well but they have refuse.
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#92968 - 03/08/14 06:18 AM Re: Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes [Re: pedmar]
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Sorry, MM, I just posted on another thread about this. I missed your post.

My mistake.
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#92970 - 03/08/14 02:16 PM Re: Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes [Re: admiral44]
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No problem, admiral44! But it is pretty interesting what they're doing. Let's see if the male remains they've found are really those of Cervantes. I'm guessing that they aren't. I'd bet a dozen former priests and bishops have been buried there and this is just one of the many forgotten. But time will tell, my friends!

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#92987 - 03/15/14 04:25 PM Re: Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes [Re: MadridMan]
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yes time indeed will tell no way. I still doubtful of these technological marvels that can tell you the dead from 300 -400 years ago.
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#92992 - 03/17/14 08:05 PM Re: Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes [Re: pedmar]
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Any update on identifying the remains?
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#93095 - 04/25/14 10:02 AM Re: Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes [Re: admiral44]
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Looks like works will begin on mondays

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#93777 - 01/27/15 07:06 AM Re: Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes [Re: jazz]
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#93791 - 01/29/15 02:18 PM Re: Madrid: In Search of Miguel de Cervantes [Re: MadridMan]
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the remains show lead which how the gun powder bullets were done at the time and he died from 3 shots in the Lepanto battle. So it is good beginning.
however, they said it will be slow to conclude which undertandable they do not want to missed after all it is publicly funded project
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