Synonyms of 'mythology: Characters in Norse mythology'
AndvariAskAtlia king of the Huns who married Gudrun for her inheritance and was slain by her after he killed her brothers Brynhilda Valkyrie won as the wife of Gunnar by Sigurd who wakes her from an enchanted sleep: corresponds to Brunhild in the Nibelungenlied Fafnirthe son of Hreidmar, whom he killed to gain the cursed treasure of Andvari. He became a dragon and was slain by Sigurd while guarding the treasure Gudrunthe wife of Sigurd and, after his death, of Atli, whom she slew for his murder of her brother Gunnar. She corresponds to Kriemhild in the Nibelungenlied Gunnarbrother of Gudrun and husband of Brynhild, won for him by Sigurd. He corresponds to Gunther in the Nibelungenlied GutthornHreidmarLifLifthrasirMimirRegina dwarf smith, tutor of Sigurd, whom he encouraged to kill Fafnir for the gold he guarded Sigmundthe father of the hero Sigurd Sigurda hero who killed the dragon Fafnir to gain the treasure of Andvari, won Brynhild for Gunnar by deception, and then was killed by her when she discovered the fraud. His wife was Gudrun Wayland ▷ See mythology
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