The Song of Roland Summary

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The Song of Roland Summary

The Song of Roland, generally believed to have been composed around 1130, is the oldest surviving French epic. It is the preeminent example of the chanson de geste, or "song of great deeds," a poetic form usually used to tell stories of heroism rather than the accounts of love relationships that became more popular later in the twelfth century. The work knew an astounding success throughout the Middle Ages. Versions of the tale were...

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