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Isenstein

[ee-suh n-stahyn, ee-zuh n-; German ee-zuh n-shtahyn] /ˈi sənˌstaɪn, ˈi zən-; German ˈi zənˌʃtaɪn/
noun
1.
(in the Nibelungenlied) the home of Brunhild in Isenland.
Compare Hindfell.
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  • The one who can equal her in these feats shall be king of Isenland, and share with her the throne of Isenstein.

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  • Such was the noble Brunehilt, queen of Isenstein, in Norway.

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  • Upon the twelfth-day morning, as we hear say, the winds had borne them far away to Isenstein in Brunhild's land.

  • He was told that such had always been the rule at Isenstein, and that he, like others, must submit.

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  • Every one in the castle of Isenstein, from the princess to the kitchen-maid, felt grateful to the young hero for what he had done.

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  • It is the land and folk of Brunhild and the fortress Isenstein, as ye heard me say.

  • And they carried word to all of Brunhild's kinsmen and liegemen, bidding them to come without delay to Isenstein.

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  • Within three days I will bring to Isenstein a host of warriors such as you have never seen.

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  • Without delay she prayed them / to come to Isenstein, And bade them all be given / fit apparel rare and fine.

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