Chanson de Roland
[ French shahn-sawnduhroh-lahn ]
/ French ʃɑ̃ sɔ̃ də roʊˈlɑ̃ /
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English The Song of Roland , a chanson de geste (c1100) relating Roland's brave deeds and death at Roncesvalles and Charlemagne's revenge.
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As early as Le chanson de Roland we find: "Les castels pris, les cités violées."The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
The military prowess of Turpin, the twenty-seventh prelate here, is related in the Chanson de Roland.
Many have felt the kindred spirit of the Chanson de Roland and the granite, military monastery.
If we except the Chanson de Roland, there is no original mediaeval literature that can be compared with the Icelandic.Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth|George Brandes
The eleventh century had produced the Chanson de Roland, a poem as grand and simple as a Romanesque church.Art|Clive Bell