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The Volsunga Saga Anonymous

The Volsunga Saga

Anonymous

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ISBN : 9781451004861
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366 pages
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THE STORY OF THE VOLSUNGS AND NIBLUNGS. 1.-01 SICI, TH~ SON OF ODIN. HE-RF- begins the tale, and tells of a man who was named Sigi, and called of men the son of Odin- another man withal is told of in the tale, hight (named) Skadi, a great man andMoreTHE STORY OF THE VOLSUNGS AND NIBLUNGS. 1.-01 SICI, TH~ SON OF ODIN. HE-RF- begins the tale, and tells of a man who was named Sigi, and called of men the son of Odin- another man withal is told of in the tale, hight (named) Skadi, a great man and mighty of his hands- yet was Sjgi the mightier and the higher of kin, according to the sp~ch of men of that time. Now Skadi had a thrall ,,~.-ith whom the story must deal somewhat, Bredi by name, who was caned after that work which he had to do- in prowess and might of hand he was equal to men who were held more worthy, yea, and better than some thereof. Now it is to be told that, on a timet Sigi fared to the hunting ot the deer, and the thrall with him- and they hunted deer day-long till the evening- and vhen they gathered together their prey in the evening, lOr greater and more by far was that which Bredi had slain than Sigis prey- and this thing he much disliked, and he said that great wonder it was that a very thrTable of ContentsCONTENTS- Page- Introduction by H Halliday Sparling • 1- Translators Peface 25- Characters in the Volsung Story 29- Story of the Volsungs- 1-0£ Sigi, the Son of Odin 31- 2-B irth of the Volsung 33- 3-The Sword Gram, Drawn from Branstock 3S- 4-King Siggcir Veds Signy 31- 5-The Slaying of King Vo1sung •• • • :39- &---Signy Sends her Children to Sigmund 42- i-Birth of Sinfj otli •• 43- 8-Death of Siggeir and Signy 45- 9-Helgi Veds Sigrun ( 52- 10--The Ending or Sinfjot]j 57- l1-King Sigmunds Last Battle 59- 12-The Broken Sword Gram 62- 13-lIirth of Sigurd (Siegfried) 65- 14-Regins Tale of And,ar-s Hoard G~- 15-Velding of the Sword Gram 72- l&-The Prophecy of Grifir •• 73- 17-Sigurd Avenges his Father 74- lS-Sigut