Dietrich von Bern is a figure from German medieval legend, long considered to have been based on Theodoric the Great (454–526), the historical king of the Ostrogoths. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dietrich von Bern"
In Norse mythology, Gudrun, who is called Kriemhild in the Niebelungenlied, was the sister of Gunnar. Gudrun fell in love with Sigurd, who didn't care for her, because he was in love with the valkyrie Brynhild, to whom he gave the ring Andwari. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gudrun"
Gunther (in Latin Gundaharius and in Anglicized Old Norse Gunnar) was a king of the Burgundians west of the Rhine from at least 411 to his death in 437. Legendary tales about Gundaharius appear in Latin, medieval German, Old Norse, and Old English texts, especially concerning his relations with Siegfried (in Old Norse Sigurd) and the death of Gunther from treachery in the hall of Attila the Hun. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gunther"
Hagen ( German form) or Högni ( Old Norse Hǫgni, often anglicized as Hogni) is a Burgundian warrior in tales about the Burgundian kingdom at Worms. Hagen is often identified as a brother or half-brother of King Gunther (Anglicized Old Norse Gunnar). ...more on Wikipedia about "Hagen (legend)"
Das Heldenbuch (Der Helden Buoch), the title under which a large body of German epic poetry of the 13th century has come down to us. ...more on Wikipedia about "Heldenbuch"
:For other things named "Hildebrand", Hildebrand (disambiguation) ...more on Wikipedia about "Hildebrand"
Kudrun (sometimes known as Gudrun Lied), is a Middle High German epic, written probably in the early years of the 13th century, not long after the Nibelungenlied, the influence of which may be traced upon it. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kudrun"
The Lay of Hildebrand (Das Hildebrandslied), is a unique example of Old German alliterative poetry, written about the year 800 on the first and last pages of a theological manuscript by two monks of the monastery of Fulda. It also appears in two Scandinavian versions: one in Gesta Danorum (Hildiger) and the second one in Ásmundar saga kappabana. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lay of Hildebrand"
German Nibelung and the corresponding Old Norse form Niflung (Niflungr) refers in most of the German texts and in all the Old Norse texts to the royal family or lineage of the Burgundians who settled at Worms. The vast wealth of the Burgundians is often referred to as the Niblung or Niflung hoard. In some German texts Nibelung appears instead as one of the supposed original owners of that hoard, either the name of one of the kings of a people known as the Nibelungs, or in variant form Nybling, as the name of a dwarf. In Richard Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen, Nibelung is used to mean "dwarf". ...more on Wikipedia about "Nibelung"
The Nibelungenlied is an epic poem in Middle High German that takes Burgundian kings as its subject matter. It is the work of an anonymous poet from the Danube, dating from about 1190/ 1200. He re-worked various pre-Christian Teutonic and Nordic heroic motifs and oral traditions into a work of courtly poetry. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nibelungenlied"
The Rhinemaidens ( de: Rheintöchter) are protagonists in the four-part Der Ring des Nibelungen by the composer Richard Wagner. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rhinemaidens"
The Rosengarten zu Worms is a 13th century Middle High German chivalric epic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rosengarten zu Worms"
Sigurd ( Old Norse Sigurðr, German Siegfried) was a legendary hero of Norse mythology, as well as the central character in the Volsunga saga, Nibelungenlied and Richard Wagner's opera, Siegfried, which see for more details. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sigurd"
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