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Essay | The Song of Roland

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The Song of Roland

Summary: The French poem The Song of Roland is very valuable epic that takes place at the time of the First Crusade. The exact date as well as the author or authors of the Song of Roland is unknown and very tough to determine.
The Song of Roland

The French poem The Song of Roland is very valuable epic that takes place at the time of the First Crusade. The exact date as well as the author or authors of the Song of Roland is unknown and very tough to determine. According to Glyn Burgess, the author of the translated version of The Song of Roland said "The poem has been dated as early as 1060 and as late as the second half of the twelfth century, but the most frequently accepted date is around the very end of the eleventh century" (The Song of Roland, p.8). This poem is believed to be written between the 11th and 12th centuries; it was probably written by a man named Turoldus or Thorold. One of the many theories says that the poem was composed orally and may be added some own parts by...

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