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Hildebrandslied


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A 68‐line fragment of an alliterative poem in Old High German, thought to date from about 800, consisting of a dialogue between Hildebrand, a follower of Theodoric, who is returning home after many years' absence, and a young knight who challenges him. The text is in Klaeber's Beowulf (App. 4, pp. 290–92).

Subjects: Literature.


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