The Story of Siegfried

by James Baldwin

Description:  Legends of the Nibelungen hero, Siegfried, full of the mystery, awe, and poetry of the northern lands. They tell of how Siegfried forged the wondrous sword, Balmung, of his riding through flaming fire to awaken the maiden, Brunhild, and of the many other strange and daring deeds which he wrought. Many of the Norse myths are interwoven in the tale. The best rendition for children of the Siegfried legends, based on the Eddas, the Volsung Saga, and the Nibelungen-lied.

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Ages:  11-14
Length:  303 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-041-3
Genres:  Icelandic Literature, Hero Tales

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Table of Contents

1. Mimer, the Master
2. Greyfell 
3. Curse of Gold 
4. Fafnir, the Dragon 
5. In Ægir's Kingdom 
6. Brunhild 
7. In Nibelungen Land 
8. Siegfried's Welcome Home 
9. Journey to Burgundyland 
10. Kriemhild's Dream 

11. How the Springtime Came 
12. War with the North-Kings 

13. Story of Balder
14. How Gunther Outwitted Brunhild 
15. In Nibelungen Land Again 
16. How Brunhild Was Welcomed Home 
17. How Siegfried Lived in Nibelungen Land 
18. How the Mischief Began To Brew 
19. How They Hunted in the Odenwald 
20. How the Hoard Was Brought to Burgundy

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