Dietrich von Bern

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The fictitious counterpart to the historical (6th-century) Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths, and the major protagonist in a dozen 13th-century MHG verse narratives. He is a warrior accorded asylum at Attila’s court in the Nibelungenlied. See also dietrichepik.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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