The Song of Roland and other Poems of Charlemagne

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The Song of Roland offers fascinating insights into medieval ideas about heroism, manhood, religion, race, & nationhood which were foundational for modern European culture. It is the oldest known surviving major work of French literature based on the Battle of Roncevaux in 778, during the reign of Charlemagne.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages288
ISBN (Electronic)9780191628191
ISBN (Print)9780199655540
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016

Publication series

NameOxford World Classics
PublisherOxford University Press


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