Sigurd in the Art of the Viking Age by Hilda R. Ellis (1942)

The youthful adventures of Sigurd the Volsung, before his fateful meetings with Brynhild and the sons of Gjuki, have given plenty of opportunities for argument and the weaving of contradictory theories. To some it has seemed that here we find ourselves with the tangled remains of a myth; to others that we are dealing with … Continue reading Sigurd in the Art of the Viking Age by Hilda R. Ellis (1942)

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The Hoard of the Nibelungs by Hilda R. Ellis (1942)

The story of young Sigurðr the Völsung, who first won fame by his slaying of a dragon and by this means gained possession of a splendid treasure hoard, was one well known in northern Europe at the close of the Viking Age, and a favourite subject with the artists of that time who worked in … Continue reading The Hoard of the Nibelungs by Hilda R. Ellis (1942)