Nibelung

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nibelung (German mythology) any of the race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard that was stolen by Siegfried
    • n Nibelung (German mythology) a companion or follower of Siegfried
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Usage

In literature:

By this here's hand were slain the bold Nibelungs, Schilbung and Nibelung, (5) sons of a mighty king.
"The Nibelungenlied" by Unknown
That's the Nibelung music.
"Prince Hagen" by Upton Sinclair
As Hagen now possessed the Nibelung treasure the name "Nibelungs" was given to him and his companions.
"Famous Men of the Middle Ages" by John H. Haaren
Before Alberich stole the gold, the Nibelungs often sang as they worked.
"Opera Stories from Wagner" by Florence Akin
A very satisfactory collection of Northern myths, including the story of the Nibelungs.
"Lists of Stories and Programs for Story Hours" by Various
Does it seem possible now that he had to struggle for twenty-five years before he could secure the production of his "Ring of the Nibelung"?
"The Loves of Great Composers" by Gustav Kobbé
Terrible was the clang of the strong sword Ecke-sax on the helmets of the Nibelungs.
"Theodoric the Goth" by Thomas Hodgkin
They accepted, leaving their little son Gunther in the care of the Nibelungs.
"Myths and Legends of All Nations" by Various
After the war they had waged Sigurd spent a whole winter in the hall of the Nibelungs.
"The Children of Odin" by Padraic Colum
They accepted, leaving their little son Gunther in the care of the Nibelungs.
"Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy" by Various
The Nibelung is coming!
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
These were the sorrows of the Nibelungs.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
Hagen, the half Gibichung, half Nibelung, thought of nothing but winning the Rheingold for the Nibelungs.
"Operas Every Child Should Know" by Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
Siegfried is transformed into a Nibelung!
"Life of Wagner" by Louis Nohl
Nemesis now passes from Siegfried the Nibelung to the Burgundian Nibelungs.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Another legend states that the Nibelung treasure is hidden hereabouts in the Rhine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
The Ring of the Nibelung 101.
"The Mentor: The Weather" by Charles Fitzhugh Talman
THE LAY OF THE NIBELUNGS.
"An Alphabetical List of Books Contained in Bohn's Libraries (1892)" by Bohn's Libraries
Early German poems on the story of the Nibelungs, although it is altogether likely that they once existed, have not been preserved.
"The Nibelungenlied" by Unknown
But "The Ring of the Nibelung" produced vehement discussion.
"The Complete Opera Book" by Gustav Kobbé
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In news:

San Francisco 'Ring of the Nibelung' beautifully balances mythological framework, modern vision.
Wagner's four-opera, 15-hour, The Ring of the Nibelung , is an enormous undertaking, no matter when you do it or where.
San Francisco 'Ring of the Nibelung ' beautifully balances mythological framework, modern vision.
Peter Fox Smith presents the first of two programs on Wagner's epic tetrology The Ring of the Nibelung .
Wagner's four-opera, 15-hour, The Ring of the Nibelung, is an enormous undertaking, no matter when you do it or where.
Siegfried is the third of the four operas that constitute Der Ring des Nibelungen or The Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner.
In all of Western culture there is nothing quite like Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen ("The Ring of the Nibelung").
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