Overview

Waltharius


Related Overviews

Ekkehard

Attila (406—453) king of the Huns 434–53

chivalry

 

'Waltharius' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Ninth-century Latin epic poem recounting the escape of Waltharius (the legendary Walter of Aquitaine) and Hiltgund, his betrothed, from Attila the Hun’s court. Its vivid and dramatic scenes reflect secular and chivalric values and the creativity of its anonymous author.

[...]

Subjects: Literature.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.