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Is Roland french or pagan?
Frenchie
What is the storm a symbol of?
Roland's death & comparison to Christ
Roland's magical horn
olifant
Who was the first person who told Roland to blow the Olifant?
Oliver
Roland's fiance
Aude
Who was Oliver's sister?
Aude
"If I can see my noble sister, Aude, once more, you will never lie in her arms!"
Oliver
What makes a vassal good?
judgement
"I will tell you what makes a vassal good: judgement..."
Oliver
What does it mean "Roland, your prowess - had we never seen it!"
If he was ordinary, they would have called for help
Who makes Roland blow the horn?
The archbishop
Why does Roland eventually blow the horn?
proper burial
avengance
How many leagues away can you hear the olifant?
30 (90 miles)
Who hates Roland?
Ganelon
"you know Roland and that wild prid of his..."
Ganelon
what is Charlemagne's epithet?
whose beard is white
What is the name of Roland's sword?
Durendal
"you nobody! how could you dare lay hands on me..."
Roland
Who doesnt roland want his sword to go to?
pagan
What is the glove that he gives to Gabriel?
his soul
Who was Charlemagne?
king of the franks
Who did people CLAIM Roland was?
Charlemagne's cousin & epitome of a christian knight
Who was Roland's stepfather?
Ganelon
how many saracens were there in comparison to the french?
400,000 saracens
20,000 french
What were 4 qualities of a good christian knight?
devout christian
heroic fighter
loyal to king
trusted friend