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However, while the poem is renowned, it has never acquired the same status as The Iliad, the poem it most closely resembles.

At the time, I thought it was a shameless rip-off of some other fantasy stories I thought were better known. She invites the Burgundians to visit her, but instead provokes a conflict between the Huns and Burgundians which results in the death of all the Burgundian visitors.

And let me tell you, all I have to say is that I hated this ending. El laberinto de la soledad. It really just nubelungos that. Sexist, horrific, and endlessly vengeful, this tale turns me off. This mix of a historical fiction and mythological story is the national epic of Germany.

If that doesn’t sound catnar your kind of thing, take a pass. Again, I don’t read German, so the way it’s written in translation isn’t important to me. I thought you blokes were supposed to be “knights”.

Reading it again, as an adult, left me with this satisfying and gratifying vibe of nostalgia and amusement.

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 nibe,ungos the mal I have to confess to a prejudice against the story of the Nibelungenlied, which is so closely related to the Norse The Tale of Andvari’s Gold and which I like so much better. There’s nothing wrong with this having a depressing ending. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


El Cantar de los Nibelungos (Sepan Cuantos, #) by Unknown (3 star ratings)

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. In spite of this, the story is surprisingly light on misogyny. Pieties are mentioned but no god appears, or is said to have influenced the outcome of the tragic events. Otherwise, despite the ending, I think I would have liked the rest of this story a lot even though I didn’t read the whole thing.

El Cantar de los Nibelungos (Sepan Cuantos, #285)

Many characters get re-introduced time and time again, as if the poet is afraid we’ll forget who everyone is; he repeats himself ad nauseam, with little ominous passages that become incredibly annoying: Siegfried uses a magic cloak that grants him the strength of twelve men and the power of invisibility to best Brunhild in a test of strength in a way that gives Gunther the credit.

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.

Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Here’s a story that’s flawed in every respect, yet manages to be a fairly endearing read–if you are interested in mythology, that is. Brunhild transforms from endearing consort in the first part to vindictive harpy in the second, with little attempt by the poet to describe the change in her personality.


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 good of updating them for his audience, and has added passages and characters. They both have murder on their minds, and they do not rest until they persuade the male characters to do their bidding.

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Paperbackpages. Customers who bought this item also bought. To view it, click here. This text features much less wackiness than a lot of Germanic heroic tales, but gosh, when they appear, are they memorable. The writer presents us with a tragic event, ominously anticipated in every section of the poem, but it is not clear what we are supposed to think about it. See 2 questions about El Cantar de los Nibelungos…. Also, in the end, Hagen was all like “I shall take him home so that the woman who made Brunhild so unhappy should come to know of it.

This was rather a slow read. In The Nibelunglied, there is no question that Brunhild and Editoriial are responsible.

Still, the unknown author’s “crabbed medieval German” M. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Well, too bad, because the poet himself spoils it within the first three pages. It is always great to read the origins of a myth one knows and likes, and personally I am just fascinated by the ;orrua of Siegfried, Kriemhild and Brunhild. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.