View from the side of statue of Lazarillo de Tormes leading the blind man, Salamanca, Spain, pictured on December 18, 2010 in the afternoon. The novella, Lazarillo de Tormes, published anonymously in 1554, is credited with the founding of the picaresque literary genre. Salamanca, an important Spanish University city, is known as La Ciudad Dorada ("The golden city") because of the unique golden colour of its Renaissance sandstone buildings. Founded in 1218 its University is still one of the most important in Spain. Around it the Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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View from the side of statue of Lazarillo de Tormes leading the blind man, Salamanca, Spain, pictured on December 18, 2010 in the afternoon. The novella, Lazarillo de Tormes, published anonymously in 1554, is credited with the founding of the picaresque literary genre. Salamanca, an important Spanish University city, is known as La Ciudad Dorada ("The golden city") because of the unique golden colour of its Renaissance sandstone buildings. Founded in 1218 its University is still one...
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