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Nibelungenlied - Adventure 2, Siegfried Summary & Analysis

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Adventure 2, Siegfried Summary

In the Netherlands, at a castle near the Rhine, lives a lofty prince who is a son of Siegmund. The boy named Siegfried is good looking, shameless, and carefree. In the halls of Burgundy, Siegfried will find both love and sorrow mixed. Siegfried's fame and honor win him the love of many noble women who wish him to be with them.

One day, Siegmund sends messengers through the land to invite those worthy of knighthood to try his hand against Siegfried. Four hundred squires attend the tournament. Numerous girls and women attempt to impress the prince with their needlework and jewelry. Following a large mass, many young warriors are dubbed "knight" with great pageantry. King Siegmund calls for the tournament to cease and the field is strewn with splintered shields.

That evening, the people enjoy a lavish feast while the king bestows lands...

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