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The Nibelungenlied

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The Nibelungenlied

Publisher: University College, Toronto
ISBN/ASIN: B001498W1K
Number of pages: 472

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There is probably no poem of German literature that has excited such universal interest, or that has been so much studied and discussed, as the "Nibelungenlied". In its present form it is a product of the age of chivalry, but it reaches back to the earliest epochs of German antiquity, and embraces not only the pageantry of courtly chivalry, but also traits of ancient Germanic folklore and probably of Teutonic mythology.

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