Song of Roland – Summary

Charlemagnes army is fighting the Muslims in Spain. The last city standing is Saragossa, held by the Muslim king Marsilla. Terrified of the might of Charlemagnes army of Franks, Marsilla sends out messengers to Charlemagne, promising treasure and Marsillas conversion to Christianity if the Franks will go back to France. Charlemagne and his men are …

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