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Why was the poem written? When was it written?

 

holly a #181569
Apr 25, 2011 8:45 PM

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Why was the poem written? When was it written?

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tracey l #96417
Apr 30, 2011 12:14 AM

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The Song of Roland is an epic poem written somewhere between 1140 and 1170. It would have been written to entertain, as a story of heroic deeds at the Battle of Roncevaux Pass.
Its origin is unknown. Glyn Burgess was responsible for the hard work which went in to the Gradesaver Study Guide; the link for which is below.


http://www.gradesaver.com/song-of-roland/study-guide/bibliography/

Source(s): Wikipedia

 

tracey l #96417
Apr 30, 2011 12:15 AM

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The Song of Roland is an epic poem written somewhere between 1140 and 1170. It would have been written to entertain, as a story of heroic deeds at the Battle of Roncevaux Pass.
Its origin is unknown. Glyn Burgess was responsible for the hard work which went in to the Gradesaver Study Guide; the link for which is below.


http://www.gradesaver.com/song-of-roland/study-guide/bibliography/

Source(s): Wikipedia

 

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