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Song of Roland

Further Study

Context Quiz

Further Study Context Quiz

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In what failed conquest was the rearguard of Charlemagne's army massacred in 778 CE?

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What empire did the pope grant Charlemagne authority to rule in 800?

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What literary genre does The Song of Roland best exemplify?

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For what historical conquest, centuries after Charlemagne's era, did The Song of Roland serve as propaganda?

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What Christian tribe did the Song of Roland author substitute out for Saracens as Charlemagne's villainous adversaries?