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Nibelungs

race of dwarfs who possess a hoard of gold. [Norse Myth.: Payton, 477]
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At her request, her husband King Etzel invites the Nibelungs to Hungary, where she plans to have Hagen killed.
Here my story ends with the fate that fell on the Nibelungs.
These events were soon elaborated into a tale of Nibelung warriors betrayed by their Hunnish hosts at the behest of a vengeful queen.
We did a lot of special effects in Ring Of The Nibelungs and that kind of helped on Harry Potter," says Robert.
Indeed, the vision of Nibelungs building a crown that Alberich "screens" for Siegfried as a kind of film within the film becomes a symbol for Hollywood crassness.
Its focus is not on a single genre but on the uses that have been made of the Nibelung legend to help shape German national and cultural identity.
The Wagnerian version of the Nibelung story shares the author's attention with Fritz Lang's silent film Die Nibelungen, whose first part, entitled "Siegfried," provides what is at once a complementary and contrasting example to the music drama.
There is a strong subtext of metal-working underlying the piece, so we heard hammerings, constant tappings and a persistent bell -- subtle metallurgy a distance from the frantic anvilings of Wagner's Nibelungs.
Without teaching assistantships, study carrels, and library privileges, you and your fellow Nibelungs would be out of Nibelheim.