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Siegfried (Legendary character)


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    • Seyfrid (Legendary character)
    • Sigfrid (Legendary character)
    • Sigurd (Legendary character)
    • Sigurd, the Volsung (Legendary character)
    • Sîvrit (Legendary character)
    • Sigurðr (Legendary character)
    • Сигурд (Legendary character)
    • Sigurður Fáfnisbani (Legendary character)
    • Sigfrido (Legendary character)
    • Sigurthus (Legendary character)
    • Sigurds (Legendary character)
    • Sigurdas (Legendary character)
    • Zygfrydas (Legendary character)
    • Szigurd (Legendary character)
    • シグルズ (Legendary character)
    • Shiguruzu (Legendary character)
    • Sigurd Fåvnesbane (Legendary character)
    • Зигфрид (Legendary character)
    • Zigfrid (Legendary character)
    • Зигфрід (Legendary character)
    • Zyhfrid (Legendary character)
    • 齊格弗里德 (Legendary character)
    • Qigefulide (Legendary character)
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        Legendary character
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    • WikidataSigurd Offsite linkLabel from public data source Wikidata
  • Sources

    • found: Wagner, Richard. Siegfried, 2011.
    • found: Kreyher, Volker-Jeske. Der Hürnen Seyfrid : die Deutung der Siegfriedgestalt im Spätmittelalter, 1986.
    • found: Ritter, Heinz. Sigfrid ohne Tarnkappe, 1990.
    • found: Morris, William. Sigurd the Volsung, 1994.
    • found: Walshe, Maurice O'C. Medieval German literature, 1962(Siegfried, Sîvrit)
    • found: Encyclopædia Britannica online, September 17, 2018(Siegfried, Old Norse Sigurd, figure from the heroic literature of the ancient Germanic people. He appears in both German and Old Norse literature, although the versions of his stories told by these two branches of the Germanic tradition do not always agree; it is still disputed, as with Brunhild, whether the figure of Siegfried is of mythical or historical (Merovingian) origin)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 17, 2018:Sigurd (Sigurd (Old Norse: Sigurðr) or Siegfried (Middle High German: Sîvrit) is a legendary hero of Germanic mythology, who killed a dragon and was later murdered. It is possible he was inspired by one or more figures from the Frankish Merovingian dynasty, with Sigebert I being the most popular contender; the most important works to feature Sigurd are the Nibelungenlied, the Völsunga saga, and the Poetic Edda) Bulgarian version (Сигурд = Sigurd) Icelandic version (Sigurur FЃafnisbani) Italian version (Sigfrido) Latin version (Sigurthus) Latvian version (Sigurds) Lithuanian version (Sigurdas; Zygfrydas) Hungarian version (Szigurd) Japanese version (シグルズ = Shiguruzu) Norwegian version (Sigurd FЊavnesbane) Russian page (Зигфрид = Zigfrid) Ukrainian version (Зигфрід = Zyhfrid) Chinese version (齊格弗里德 = Qigefulide)
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    • 2018-09-17: new
    • 2018-12-11: revised
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