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#1008: Charlemagne Window: Roland Kills a King

Photo 1008: Charlemagne Window: Roland Kills a King - Chartres Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
1008
Date
2008-07-19
Location
Chartres Cathedral
Description
Roland kills a crowned opponent, who may be the giant Ferragut or King Marsile, with his sword. Panel 17 in the Charlemagne Window, c.1225, based on legends described in the Historia Caroli Magni and Song of Roland. Located between the east and northeast chapel of the apse, Chartres Cathedral, France.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
4000 x 3668 px
File Size
5.98 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
48.447799° N, 1.487773° E
Date Digitized
July 19, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 12, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes