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Chanson de Roland
Chanson de geste Chan`son" de geste" [F., prop., song of history.] Any Old French epic poem having for its subject events or exploits of early French history, real or legendary, and written originally in assonant verse of ten or twelve syllables. The most famous one is the Chanson de Roland. Langtoft had written in the ordinary measure of the later chansons de geste. --Saintsbury.

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- The Song of Roland (French: La Chanson de Roland) is an 11th-century epic poem (chanson de geste) based on Roland and the Battle of Roncevaux P**** in...
- century: only three chansons de geste have a composition that incontestably dates from before 1150: the Chanson de Guillaume, The Song of Roland and Gormont et...
- "Ḏū l-jandal" meaning "master of stone". According to La Chanson de Roland (The Song of Roland), the sword was brought by an angel to Charlemagne who was...
- first and most famous of these epic treatments was the Old French Chanson de Roland of the 11th century. Two masterpieces of Italian Renaissance poetry...
- Christianity. This cycle contains the best known of the chansons, the Chanson de Roland. La Geste de Garin de Monglane, whose central character was Guillaume...
- legendary and semi-historical. The Song of Roland is the most famous of these, but in general the chansons de geste are studied as literature since very...
- of Roland (French: La Chanson de Roland) is a 1978 French drama film directed by Frank C****enti and starring Klaus Kinski. Klaus Kinski as Roland / Klaus...
- nationalism included not only Joan of Arc but also Roland, the hero of The Song of Roland (La chanson de Roland). He died in combat against the Unfaithful while...
- It is believed that the Chanson de Roland was sung at the Battle of Hastings, and some Anglo-Norman m****cripts of Chansons de geste have survived to this...
- (Frankish) count and nemesis to the titular hero of the epic La chanson de Roland (The Song of Roland). According to the French version, its "gold pommel" held...