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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.

1974 (original 1525)

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5.5 m tall sandstone statue of Roland with 4.4 m long wooden sword and shield with the coat of arms of Gardelegen. On his head he wears a bead with plugged feathers. On his back as a column with a jester.

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Locatie (N 52°36'18" - E 11°51'35") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: desa086; Photograph: 31 July 2016
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