Hey, hey! Read about Roland, the hero of the medieval Charlemagne, over thisaway at Encyclopedia.com.
And, you can also read about Roland over at Myths Encyclopedia, Myths and Legends of the World.
According to Timeless Myths, Roland is “The greatest hero in the Frankish legend. He was sort of like French Heracles, Achilles, Sigurd, Cu Chulainn or Lancelot, a hero of unsurpassed strength and courage.” Read more over here.
While you’re at it, you may as well go on over to read A Book of Myths/Roland the Paladin.
One more thing, now, read the embedded link in: About Roland.