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The public back then couldn’t read, so the poem was never invented to be read as a text in the first place, but rather to be performed in front of a live audience. Quite the interesting little story, though not my favorite epic, or even my favorite medieval epic about kings and knights and all that jazz. Books can be attributed to “Unknown” when the author or editor as applicable is not known and cannot be discovered.

El Cantar de los Nibelungos: The story is as follows. There wasn’t really a moment when I was bored with this story. We saw him joining in lks the murder in the first part of the poem. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Modern German translations are wonderfully poetic. I’ve loved the sagas, and while this one is admittedly not my favorite I still enjoyed it. The most Fuhrer-like figure is Siegfried, the strong heroic figure. It is pretty over-the-top with some of the action but overall pretty cool and tragic, fucking Hagen.

Missed opportunity there, in my opinion. This is probably a nit-picky thing, but for some nibelnugos, the introduction to my edition is listed after the main text, not before, which was kind of annoying.

Wells keinen Bock mehr habe. These people are interested in honor, fighting and looking good. No, ale co ja tam wiem Trivia About The Nibelungenlied.


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He is granted this in return for helping Gunther in his pursuit of the fierce Icelandic queen, Brunhild. Paperbackpages. Unfortunately, the Nibelungenlied with its anonymous author’s emphasis on trickery through female magic and its deaths of heroic characters through female trouble-making and revenge lays no real responsibility on any of the male heroes, whom I experience as fools with little to recommend them, except perhaps near the ending of each, where they more or less laugh at death, which I rather liked.

Bollocks to that–effing cowards! Not to mention the changes the text may have endured over the cqntar years since it was first written – who knows how many people have interfered with it, and how many different versions may have collided with one another.

However, the Nibelungenlied is not the origin of the myth; it just happens to be the oldest version to have best survived the test of times. Blood, gore, doomed romance, treachery, riches, fashion Otherwise, despite the porrux, I think I would have liked the rest of this story a lot even though I didn’t read the whole thing.

This potrua not the age of psychological analysis of characters. This side of the story compares and contrasts in an interesting manner with The Iliad.

I’m just going to have to keep an eye out for other, surviving versions, as it seems many other nordic sagas mention the story. El Retrato De Dorian Gray.

Amazon Rapids Vantar stories for kids on the go. We can forgive absurdities in the story as they are no worse than those found in most mythology. Given the structure of medieval society, whoever ordered the poem to be constructed could have altered whatever he wanted with or without the artist’s agreement. What annoyed me the most was that the knights were so dishonest and decided they were just going to pretend they never plotted to kill Siegfried and that Siegfried died at the hands of robbers.


I had more fun with Poetic Edda than with this and I was honestly trying so hard not to mark is as not finished.

However the poem is not full of diatribes against women. Shame on me, I know! This story was not original, being a combination of two or three earlier sagas, reaching back to the 6th century, but the unknown author has done a g For those not familiar with this work, this is the epic German poem from the porrua 13th century that Wagner used as an inspiration for his Ring cycle of operas. In spite of this, lso story is surprisingly light on misogyny.

It is nearly a thousand years old, after all. In The Nibelunglied, there is no question that Brunhild and Kriemhild are responsible.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I thought you blokes were supposed to be “knights”. If you waste your time reading this poem, all you’re going to get is redundant descriptions of people coming and going and sending emissaries to this or that place and accepting invitations to go to this or that festival, all while dressed impeccably wearing jewels that would bankrupt the world.

The writing itself is very awkward, but considering the age of the work I think that can be overlooked. I certainly think some of the There’s nothing wrong with this having a depressing ending.