Fafnir

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Fafnir

dragon guarding the Nibelung’s gold. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Siegfried, Westerman, 240–241]

Fafnir

his slaying represents the destruction of night demon. [Norse Myth.: LLEI, I: 327]
See: Night
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