The Song of Roland   -     Translated By: Dorothy L. Sayers
Buy Item $9.99 Retail: $14.00 Save 29% ($4.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Song of Roland

Translated By: Dorothy L. Sayers
Penguin Classics / 1957 / Paperback

$9.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.00
|
Save 29% ($4.01)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW0440755

FLASH-SALE
  • Others Also Purchased (10)
Others Also Purchased (10)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $14.99
    Retail: $19.99
    Add To Cart
    $14.99
  2. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $3.59
    Retail: $3.99
    Add To Cart
    $3.59
  3. In Stock
    $36.94
    Retail: $49.25
    Add To Cart
    $36.94
  4. In Stock
    $6.29
    Retail: $7.95
    Add To Cart
    $6.29
  5. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $3.59
    Retail: $3.99
    Add To Cart
    $3.59
  6. Expected to ship on or about 08/14/15.
    $5.99
    Retail: $9.99
    Add To Cart
    $5.99
  7. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $13.50
    Retail: $15.00
    Add To Cart
    $13.50
  8. In Stock
    $6.29
    Retail: $7.95
    Add To Cart
    $6.29
  9. In Stock
    $3.49
    Retail: $4.00
    Add To Cart
    $3.49

Product Description

One of the most famous of the Old French Epics "Songs of Deeds", The Song of Roland presents a stirring tale of chivalry and honor. Describing the true slaughter of Charlemagne's rearguard--and the French revenge--this medieval poem expertly recalls the details of that day. 203 pages, softcover with introduction by Dorothy Sayers.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1957
ISBN: 0140440755
ISBN-13: 9780140440751
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Not a Fan, Student Edition: What Does It Mean to Really Follow Jesus?
    Not a Fan, Student Edition: What Does It Mean to Really Follow Jesus?
    Kyle Idleman
    ZonderKidz / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $8.49 Retail: $12.99 Save 35% ($4.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW746312
  2. The Bondage of the Will
    The Bondage of the Will
    Martin Luther
    Baker Books / 1957 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 25% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW53429
  3. Paisley Designs Coloring Book
    Paisley Designs Coloring Book
    Marty Noble
    Dover Publications / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $3.59 Retail: $3.99 Save 10% ($0.40)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW456423
  4. Calculus Solutions Manual, 2nd Edition
    Calculus Solutions Manual, 2nd Edition
    Saxon Publishing / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $36.94 Retail: $49.25 Save 25% ($12.31)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW771486

Related Products

  1. The Autumn of the Middle Ages
    The Autumn of the Middle Ages
    Johan Huizinga
    University of Chicago Press / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $40.00
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW359948
  2. Two Lives of Charlemagne
    Two Lives of Charlemagne
    Einhard and Notker
    Penguin Books / 1969 / Trade Paperback
    $14.40 Retail: $16.00 Save 10% ($1.60)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW442138
  3. Les Miserables
    Les Miserables
    Victor Hugo, Charles E. Wilbour
    Random House / 1992 / Hardcover
    $11.49 Retail: $25.95 Save 56% ($14.46)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW600124
  4. The Song of Roland
    The Song of Roland
    Glyn Burgess
    Penguin Classics / 1990 / Trade Paperback
    $10.80 Retail: $12.00 Save 10% ($1.20)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW445323

Publisher's Description

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. The Song of Roland, written by an unknown poet, tells of Charlemagne’s warrior nephew, Lord of the Breton Marches, who valiantly leads his men into battle against the Saracens, but dies in the massacre, defiant to the end. In majestic verses, the battle becomes a symbolic struggle between Christianity and paganism, while Roland’s last stand is the ultimate expression of honour and feudal values of twelfth-century France.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Author Bio

Glyn Burgess teaches at the University of Liverpool. He is an expert on early medieval French literature, and has translated and written widely on this area.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search