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Ross Bayard

The Horse Bayard and the Four Aymon Brothers

Figures from a 12th century Old French chanson de geste, known as Les Quatre Fils Aymon
Michel Peleman

Nienburg/Weser /  Ross Bayard   Nienburg/Weser /  Ross Bayard


Bronze-coloured artificial stone sculpture of a rearing horse with four young knights in armour. On their shelds the coats-of-arms of ? Dendermonde, Nienburg/Weser, and a second time Dendermonde.

Nienburg/Weser - Ross Bayars

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Ros Beiaard
Michel Peelman

Der Sage zufolge trug das
Wunderpferd Beiaard die vier Haimonskinder,
Söhne des Grafen Aymon de Dordogne,
auf der Flucht vor Karl dem Großen
über die Maas.

Geschenk der Partnerstadt
Eingeweiht am
10. November 1988

The Horse Bayard
Michel Peleman

According to the saga the wonder horse
Bayard carried the four sons of Aymon,
sons of Count Aymon de Dordogne,
fleeing for Charlemagne
over the Maas.

Gift of the Sister Town
Inaugurated on
10 November 1988


michael peleman


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Location (N 52°38'13" - E 9°12'33")

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Item Code: dens454; Photograph: 8 August 2016
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