The Song of Roland


French literature, it has been said, began with "The Song of Roland". This great narrative poem of the late eleventh century share with its epic predecessors by Homer and Vergil a heroic vision of war and warriors. The historical battle of Rencesvals in A.D. 778 was a thwarted enterprise ending in a painful loss, the death of Charlemagne's greatest knight, Roland. . . 163 pages ; 21.5 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, uncreased spine. Appears unused. Weight, 182g unpacked. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates may not be correct and additional postage may be required for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually the USA.

Title: The Song of Roland

Author Name: GOLDIN, Frederick - Translator

Categories: Poetry,

Edition: Seventh Printing This Edition

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1978

ISBN Number: 0393090086

ISBN Number 13: 9780393090086

Binding: Card Wrappers

Book Condition: As New

Type: Paperback

Size: 19.5cm

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 32544

Keywords: ROLAND ROMANCES EPIC POETRY FRENCH