Chansons de Geste

Chansons de Geste

  Video: Roland Lintel Saint-Pierre Angoul√™me An Artsymbol Production Music by Martin A Smith Duration 3:24 At the same time that the culture of pilgrimage was growing another, vernacular tradition developed. This was the oral storytelling known as the Chansons...
Of the walls of Pamplona that fell themselves

Of the walls of Pamplona that fell themselves

The legends of Charlemagne and Pamplona resonated in medieval epic poetry. Pamplona was such a vital location, as well as being one of the first cities to be reconquered by the Christians from the Moors, that it was inevitable it should become the locus of legendary...
The Horn-Winder

The Horn-Winder

  Video: The Roncevaux Pass An Artsymbol Production Music by Martin A Smith Duration 1:22 Roncevaux stood at a pivotal point on the pilgrimage road to Compostela both in spatial and also sacred terms. The story of the great battle which was fought there was told...