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Pinabel, also known as Pinabello, is one of Charlemagne's vassals in The Song of Roland, Orlando furioso, and other works within the corpus of writings known as the Matter of France. Pinabel is the nephew and friend of the knight Ganelon. Different works give different accounts of Pinabel's eventual fate. In the Italian poem Orlando furioso, Pinabel tricks the female knight Bradamante into stepping off a cliff, but she narrowly escapes death. She later kills Pinabel for his treachery. In the Old French chanson de geste The Song of Roland, Pinabel represents his friend Ganelon, who has been charged with treason, in a trial by combat. In the course of this duel, Pinabel is killed by Thierry, another of Charlemagne's knights.
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Themes Depicted in Works of Art by Helene E. Roberts
VIRGIL PINABEL see ARIOSTO, Ludovico, Orlando Furioso PORTIA see SHAKESPEARE, William, Merchant of Venice PROSPERO see SHAKESPEARE, William, Tempest REYNARD THE FOX, Laughter RINALDO see TASSO, Torquato, Gerusalemme Liberate ROLAND see CHANSON DE ROLAND SEBASTIAN see SHAKESPEARE, William, Twelfth Night SHABDIZ see NIZAMI, Khusraw and Shirin SHIRIN see NIZAMI, Khusraw and Shirin SHYLOCK see SHAKESPEARE, William, ...
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Scrabble value of P3I1N1A1B3E1L1
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Anagrams of PINABEL
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