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n. Norse Mythology
A Valkyrie who is revived from an enchanted sleep by Sigurd, who falls in love with her and proposes to her.
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(Norse Myth & Legend) 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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(ˈbrɪn hɪld)

(in the Volsunga Saga) a Valkyrie and the wife of Gunnar. See Brunhild.
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Noun1.Brynhild - a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide
mythology - myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Teuton - a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans
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Also, the transaction in relation to the divestment of a 39% working interest in the Brynhild field to CapeOmega was completed on 30 November 2017.
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In the Icelandic Volsungasaga Sigurd discovers that his mythic status has preceded him when he observes tapestries woven by Brynhild that record his previous adventures.
Among the stories are the taunting of Thor by Odin, the short prophecy of Ragnarok, the poem of Helgi son of Hjorvarth, Brynhild's ride to Hel, the death of the Niflungs, three poems of Guthrun, and the inciting of Guthrun's sons.
Lundin begins production at Brynhild OSLO: Sweden's Lundin Petroleum has begun production at its Brynhild oil field off Norway with output above the 12,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) plateau which the company had expected, it said.
Chapter 9, "The Volsung Riddle: Character in Tolkien," contains an interesting discussion of static characterization in narratives before the eighteenth century, and analyzes this problem in terms of motivation in the story of the Volsungs: Why does Sigurd leave Brynhild behind her wall of fire after first encountering her, then return disguised as Gunnar to win Brynhild for him?
(36) So, also, do the stories of Jason and Medea, Aeneas and Dido, Odysseus and Circe, Sigurd and Brynhild all enact variations on the Sovereignty pattern.
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