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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.

1460 (1869)

Quedlinburg /  Roland   Quedlinburg /  Roland


2.75 m tall sandstone statue of Roland in his armor, the sword straight up in his right hand, in the left a shield. It is the smallest and one of the oldest Roland statues in Germany.

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Location (N 51°47'22" - E 11°8'30")

Item Code: desa069; Photograph: 11 August 2013
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