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German Epic Poetry: The Nibelungenlied, the Older Lay of Hildebrand, and Other Works

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Heroic poetry from the great epics of German literature. Includes Jungere Hildebrandslied, The Battle of Ravenna, Bitterolf and Dietlieb, and The Rose Garden (Version A).
Hardcover, 362 pages
Published December 1st 1995 by Continuum (first published January 1st 1995)
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Dec 30, 2013 Neil rated it really liked it
This collection contains the Old High German Hildebrandslied, the Middle high German Nibelungenlied, selections from Biterolf und Deitleib, Die Rabenschlacht, Rosengarten zu Worms and a complete translation of Das jüngere Hildebrandslied.

The Hildebrandslied is written in Old High German and dates from the 7th to 8th century. The action is set in the context of Theodric the Great's dealings with Odovacer in the 5th century Roman Empire and tells the story of Hildebrand's battle with his son Hadu
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