Song of Roland

ISBN-10: 0140445323
ISBN-13: 9780140445329
Authors: Glyn S. Burgess, Glyn S. Burgess
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On 15 August 778, Charlemagne's army was returning from a successful expedition against Saracen Spain when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass. Out of this skirmish arose a stirring tale of war, which was recorded in the oldest extant epic poem in French.

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Glyn S. Burgessis senior fellow and professor emeritus at the University of Liverpool.Karen Prattis senior lecturer in French at King’s College London.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Number of pages: 224 Dimensions: 5.08" wide x 7.80" long x 0.51" tall Weight: 0.572 lbs.