Nibelungenlied definition

  • noun:
    • A Middle High German epic poem written in the first 13th century and on the basis of the legends of Siegfried and of the Burgundian leaders.
    • A great medieval German epic of as yet not known authorship containing practices which relate to the Burgundians during the time of Attila (called Etzel into the poem) and mythological elements pointing to heathen times.
    • an epic poem written in center tall German and in line with the legends of Siegfried and Teutonic leaders

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