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Synonyms for Brunhild

a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried

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Es handelt sich dabei aber um eine Gerechtigkeit, die sich in ihrem Fall, wie auch bei Brunhild und Kriemhild, von dem Wort Rache herleitet.
Sifried and Brunhild (Wagner's Siegfried and Brunhilde) belong to a quite separate epic tradition, which merged with the lay of the Nibelungen only much later.
What follows is the usual deceit and blood lust and (pretty underwhelming) battle to the death with a dragon (the victor bathes himself in the victim's blood) and a smidgen of kinky foreplay as forces conspire to separate Eric and Brunhild.
If this boy is so closely guarded that you cannot come close to him, kill Brunhild instead.
Nelson, "Queens as Jezebels: The Careers of Brunhild and Balthild in Merovingian History," in Medieval Women, ed.
Among the last five essays, three focus on the question of the nature of Wagner's antisemitism, while the two others concern the reception of the figure of Brunhild among National Socialist women and the connection between Wagner and National Socialism manifest in that regime's debut in 1933.
Nelson, `Queens as Jezebels: the careers of Brunhild and Balthild in Merovingian history', in D.
This is the gown being put together for Brunhild to receive Kriemhild and Sigfrid.
Later in the poem, Alberich aids Siegfried in his courtship of Brunhild.
Chapter 8 on royal women is possibly the most readable in the book At times there is a sense of reading I Claudius, as Queen Brunhild weaves an evil spell over the Merovingians, until being tried in 1612 (after being exhibited on the back of a camel) for killing ten kings, and condemned to be tom apart by wild horses (134).
With Siegfried's aid, Gunther overcomes Brunhild in her required feats of skill and strength.
Siegfried helps the three brothers fight the Saxons, then agrees to help one of them, Gunther, in courting Queen Brunhild of Iceland, on the condition of his own marriage to Kriemhild.
Its may be Sigibert King Brynhild is an of the Franks Amazon and can only ([dagger] 575) and be subdued by his queen Brunhild deflowering her.
Gunther agrees but on the condition that he help him the favor and hand of the Icelandic queen Brunhild.
It is just such a spectacular flower,'' said Brunhild Zimmerman, a Pasadena retiree who has followed the blooming progress, taking a photo and completing a drawing in her notebook every day for the past week.