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Roland, a Frankish military leader under Charlemagne, became a symbol of the independence of the growing cities from the local nobility. He is depicted as a knight with a drawn sword.

1581 (1999)

Burg bei Magdeburg /  Roland   Burg bei Magdeburg /  Roland


Stone statue of Roland in armour with raised sword, with the Burg coat of arms in the sword button.

Burg bei Magdeburg - Roland


The statue is a 1999 copy of the stone statue of 1581, which was destroyed in 1823.

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Locatie (N 52°16'11" - E 11°51'12") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: desa059; Photograph: 11 August 2013
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