The Song of the Nibelungs, German Epic Poem
(c. 1195)

Siegfried and Kriemhild

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  • Name: Nibelungenlied
  • Known as: The Song of the Nibelungs
  • Dates: between 1180 and 1210
  • Place: Germany
  • Language: German
  • What it is: German epic poem about how Siegfried slayed a dragon, how he was murdered, and how his wife Kriemhild sought revenge
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