The Latin word palatīnus, which translates as "palatial" , came to Italian as paladin. Ours language the concept arrived as paladin : that's the name of gentleman that stands out for its bravery and vigor and that, in the fighting, stands out for its feats .
The notion is linked to Charlemagne's guardians that appear in the deeds of deed of the Middle Ages . In the set of legends known as "Matter of France", there was talk of twelve paladins Famous for their exploits.
Roland or Roldán in Spanish, he is designated as the leader of the paladins of Charlemagne . Beyond having a historical support, these are legendary characters, comparable to round table knights of the King Arthur . The number of paladins, and even their Name (s , vary between the various romances.
With the weather , he began to be mentioned as a champion to the one who provides protection to someone or something, or that assumes its defense and promotion . Thus, who is dedicated to ensuring compliance with legal provisions, to mention a case, is usually called paladin of justice .
For example: "The mayor is presented as the champion of honesty but, in reality, he should clarify many things about his administration", “Within the framework of the military dictatorship, several journalists were erected as champions of freedom through their public complaints”, “The artist is usually designated as the paladin of tango by specialized media”.
Paladin Finally, it is a Spanish town. Be part of municipality from Valdesamario , in turn integrated into the province of Lion .