volsungasaga

Volsunga Saga

[vol-soong-guh sah-guh]
noun
an Icelandic saga of the late 13th century, concerning the family of the Volsungs, the theft of the cursed treasure of Andvari, the adventures of Sigurd, his wooing of Brynhild, his enchantment and marriage to Gudrun, and his eventual murder.
Also, Volsungasaga.
Compare Nibelungenlied.
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Volsunga Saga (ˈvɒlsʊŋɡə)
 
n
a 13th-century Icelandic saga about the family of the Volsungs and the deeds of Sigurd, related in theme and story to the Nibelungenlied

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