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see BrunhildBrunhild
, Brünnehilde
, or Brynhild
, mighty female warrior of Germanic mythology and literature. In the Nibelungenlied, a medieval German epic poem (see under Nibelungen), she is the warlike queen of Iceland, whom Siegfried defeats in combat and wins
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Lundin Petroleum AB (TSX:LUP)(OMX:LUPE), a Swedish independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has increased its interest in the Brynhild Field, offshore Norway.
In Beatriz Viterbo's case, several canonic figures come together: Beatrice Portinari and Brynhild in first place, and secondarily, Helen of Troy.
And I remember Brynhild old To craven Gunther wed, --But the worms know well her hair of gold, For Odin's child is dead.
Once she learns that she has been tricked, Brynhild refuses to assume her role in Gunnar's hall: "[thorn]vi at aldri ser [thorn]u mik gla[eth]a si[eth]an i [thorn]inni holl e[eth]a drekka ne tefla ne hugat maela ne gulli leggja go[eth]klae[eth]i ne y[eth]r ra[eth]gefa" (you'll never again see me happy in your hall, neither drinking, nor playing at chequers, nor speaking in a friendly tone, nor working fine materials in gold, nor giving you advice; 54).
This is attested by Brynhild herself after Sigurd's death: "He proved, when he carne to me, how he kept his oaths, for he laid between us two the sharp-edged sword that was tempered with poison" (116).
Tensions build and multiply until Ambrosius and Sigbrit Holland, accompanied by ghostly shadow figures such as the transparent woman, Brynhild Sigurdskaer, the silent omnipresent stranger Der Fremdling, a hermit from Old Northland (Norway), Harald Adelstensfostre, and a former inmate of an insane asylum, Gunnar med Hovedet, manage to turn the tide and return Odin safely to the unnamed island beyond time and place.
Brunhild or Brunhild or Brynhild also called Brunhilda or BrunhildeA beautiful Amazonlike princess in ancient Germanic heroic literature, known from Old Norse sources (the Eddic poems and the Volsunga saga) and from the Nibelungenlied in German.
Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) was awarded by Lundin Petroleum a lump sum contract, worth approximately [euro]100 million, for the Brynhild field development.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-December 29, 2014-Lundin Petroleum reports first oil from the Brynhild field
The contract has been signed to acquire an additional 20 percent interest in licence PL148 containing the Brynhild field, offshore Norway.
In the course of his adventures, he marries the beautiful and willful Gudrun and aids his friend Gunnar in seducing the Valkyrie Brynhild by assuming Gunnar's form, riding through a wall of fire, and spending three days and nights with her.