Publisher: Patrick Henry University Press (April 26, 2003)
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A consultant for English-speaking readers to the mythology in the back of Richard Wagner's operas - myths introduced from the Orient to the seashores of the Baltic. The legends that have Siegfried for his or her significant determine are present in their previous written kinds within the Eddas and the Sagas, as preserved in Iceland. they seem back in replaced kinds within the nice medieval epic, the Nibelungen Lied, and, in our personal day, significantly in Wagner's majestic operas of the Nibelungen Ring. on the time of unique ebook in 1904, W. C. Sawyer, Ph.D., was once Professor of the German Language and Lecturer on Teutonic Mythology within the collage of the Pacific.