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Siegfried Fountain

Hero in the German Nibelungenlied
Adolf von Hildebrand

Worms /  Siegfried-Brunnen   Worms /  Siegfried-Brunnen


Fountain with on top a statue of Siegfried with the dragon.

Coat of arms Heyl zu Herrnsheim

coat of arms Sophie Stein, Heyl's wife


In the spaces between the arches are texts and coat of arms:


The Nibelungenlied, translated as The Song of the Nibelungs, is an epic poem in Middle High German. The story tells of dragon-slayer Siegfried at the court of the Burgundians, and Kriemhild, his wife, the wooing of Brünhild and the death of Siegfried at the hands of Hagen, and Hagen's hiding of the Nibelung treasure in the Rhine. The second part deals with Kriemhild's marriage to Etzel, her plans for revenge, the journey of the Burgundians to the court of Etzel, and their last stand in Etzel's hall (Website).


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Locatie (N 49°37'47" - E 8°21'40") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: derp082; Photograph: 25 September 2011
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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