Sentence Examples

  • See also other interesting cases cited in the chapter on the "Geste of John de Courci" in Mr J.
  • Bernardo is the hero of a cantar de gesta (chanson de geste) written to please the anarchical spirit of the nobles.
  • - Godfrey was the principal hero of two French chansons de geste dealing with the Crusade, the Chansond'Antioche (ed.
  • The most instructive, perhaps the only instructive, parallel is to be found in the French " chansons de geste," of which the Chanson de Roland is the earliest and best example.
  • It has been held that the chansons de geste were formed by joining together " bunches " of these earlier cantilenes, and this was the view taken by Leon Gautier in the first edition of Les Epopees frangaises (1865).

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