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The Ring of Myths

The Israelis, Wagner & the Nazis

by Na"Ama Sheffi

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Published by Sussex Academic Pr .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Opera,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Middle East - Israel,
  • Holocaust,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Germany,
  • Israel,
  • Music and state,
  • Jewish - General,
  • 1813-1883,
  • Public opinion,
  • Wagner, Richard,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8764617M
    ISBN 101902210522
    ISBN 109781902210520


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Near to where he was tending sheep, there was an earthquake, opening a crevice into the ground. Gyges descended into the crevice where he found, among other things, a bronze horse, with doors. Opening. The author demonstrates how legends of the Grail, the Lord of the Rings, stories of the Elven-home and so on, are all inextricably linked and, ultimately stem from the same sources, being different tellings of, and using different symbols to, tell the same stories.

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In this book Magee collects together in one volume, most of the medieval source material relating to the Nibelungen legends. Magee divides the book into two parts. The first section is devoted to translations from Scandinavian sources, which include the Poetic Edda, Snorri Edda and the Volsunga Saga/5.

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[Na'ama Sheffi] -- Examines the Israeli attitude towards Wagner in light of remembrance of the Holocaust and the shape of. In the Wagner Year The Ring of Myths appears in a revised edition, including interpretations from new perspectives on the place of the Holocaust in Israeli society and the processes of change until [Publisher description].

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The Hobbit can be included in the series, but anyone may begin by reading The Fellowship. Hence The Ring, Wagner's synthesis of the Germanic and Icelandic myths, became the most determinedly modern of his works, providing a commentary on modern life, its hopes and fears.

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Apparently, Nimue, gave Merlin and enchanted ring. I haven’t studied a lot of Arthurian legend here lately, but in one tale I heard Merlin and Nimue were supposed to be a thing.

Then of course we have the one ring from J.R.R. Tolkien, but that wasn’t the only magic ring in Lord of the Rings.Ring of Gyges' myth says that many people would overstep the law on the off chance that they realized they could pull off it.

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