Death Of Roland : News Photo

Death Of Roland

778 AD, The historic hero Roland, a nephew of Charlemagne, is set upon by the Saracens while guarding the pass at Roncesvalles in the Pyrenees. He is depicted wielding the sword Durandel and carrying the horn Oliphant. (Photo by Rischgitz/Getty Images)
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778 AD, The historic hero Roland, a nephew of Charlemagne, is set upon by the Saracens while guarding the pass at Roncesvalles in the Pyrenees. He is depicted wielding the sword Durandel and carrying the horn Oliphant. (Photo by Rischgitz/Getty Images)
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Date created:
January 02, 1754
Editorial #:
51246603
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Photographer:
Rischgitz / Stringer
Collection:
Hulton Royals Collection
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Getty Images
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2,431 x 3,709 px (33.76 x 51.51 in) - 72 dpi - 8.73 MB
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Hulton Royals Collection
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JI4682
Object name:
00d/25/frum/14696/f2x029

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