Vintage illustration from the story Orlando Furioso. Crowds watching a knight with a captured giant. Orlando Furioso (The Frenzy of Orlando) an Italian epic poem by Ludovico Ariosto, illustrated by Gustave Dore. The story is also a chivalric romance which stemmed from a tradition beginning in the late Middle Ages.
Astolfo was an English knight and one of Charlemagne's paladins.