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Synonyms for Gotterdammerung

myth about the ultimate destruction of the gods in a battle with evil

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Y If your German isn't that good, Gotterdammerung means The Damnation of the Gods.
The playing by the string and brass sections was on occasions breathtaking in both the Parsifal and Siegfried's Funeral March and Brunhilde's Immolation, from Gotterdammerung.
Chapter 10 focuses on Gotterdammerung and its relationship to Greek tragedy.
Together, the two characters become involved in a life-or-death mission to halt the Nazi onslaught, in particular its secret weapon, the massive Gotterdammerung spaceship.
At press time, Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi was pressing the same claim in his mad Gotterdammerung against his own country.
Thomas Aquinas for Friedrich Nietzsche, and even that joyless presence slowly is being usurped by what appears to be Gotterdammerung.
Even though Wotan possessed the ring which he stole from Alberich for less than half an hour, this corruption eventually leads, at the end of Gotterdammerung, to the burning of Valhalla, the haven which Wotan had caused to be built to protect the gods from the world.
The greatest modernist production of Gotterdammerung, the final part of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, is the BBC documentary of he and Georg Solti's recording of it.
The action moves back and forth among the three as the war takes its relentless course, until each of them is killed and his body disappears in the Gotterdammerung of combat.
Gotterdammerung [2006, lecture publique du CEAD], texte disponible au CEAD.
This is a useful account of the Nazi Gotterdammerung and how the young officer had the luck to escape just in time.
3 THE SUN (ALEXANDER SOKUROV) The Russian director's "Men of Power" trilogy concludes with a hushed, troubling portrait of Hirohito--a Gotterdammerung made literal by spectral lighting and fungal color.
Richard Wagner's Gotterdammerung is unsurprisingly deployed to describe the Fuhrer's bunker during the regime's final days.
This study does not set out to explain but simply to register, and so on this particular chapter of Gotterdammerung, we await enlightenment.
More sick as a parrot than over the moon, I took my place in the crowd - sorry, audience - for Gotterdammerung (The Twilight of the Gods to you and me) - the marathon, six-hour conclusion to Wagner's Ring Cycle.