- a Valkyrie and the wife of Gunnar, for whom she was won by Sigurd: corresponds to Brunhild in the Nibelungenlied.
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It is love for Sigurd, and jealousy of Gudrun, that form the motive of Brynhild.
Here also the character of Brynhild is the inspiration of the poet.
The mood of Brynhild is altered later, and she "weeps at that she had laughed at."
The death of Brynhild is alluded to, but that is not the chief motive.
Doomed was Brynhild on the instant she went against Odin's will.The Children of Odin
- Norse myth a Valkyrie won as the wife of Gunnar by Sigurd who wakes her from an enchanted sleep: corresponds to Brunhild in the Nibelungenlied
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