Nibelungenlied

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Nibelungenlied

medieval German epic poem of Siegfried and the Nibelung kings. [Ger. Lit.: Nibelungenlied]
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It plays with ideas and attitudes we can see in Gilgamesh, but also in other orally-based epics: Homer's Iliad, the Icelandic Volsunga Saga, the German Niebelungenlied, the Anglo-Saxon Beowulf, the French Chanson de Roland, and the Spanish El Cid.
Cruese de Lesser, Les Chevaliers de la table ronde (1812), Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Niebelungenlied, as well as to re-read Orlando Furioso before he wrote the sentences I have quoted, would not be miscalled, if one named it scholarly.