- Attila: represented in the Nibelungenlied as the second husband of Kriemhild after the death of Siegfried.
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What then awaited her at the old castle above the church at Etzel?
By train to the foot of the mountains, and then on foot for the ten miles to Etzel.
Straightway the thanes of Etzel / ready stood her hest to do.
What might it boot to Etzel / that we strangers all lay dead.
At length grew angry Etzel, / that stillness was so long within.
- German legend a great king who, according to the Nibelungenlied, was the second husband of Kriemhild after the death of Siegfried: identified with Attila the HunCompare Atli
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