Völundarkviða (1)

Völundarkviða (non.)
The Lay of Völund (en.)
A mythic poem in The Poetic Edda that tells the story of the smith, Völundr, who was sleeping when he was captured by King Niðhad's men. The king hamstrung Völundr and forced him to work in the king's forge. Völundr got his revenge by killing the king's sons and forging goblets and jewelry from their bodies. Before he escapes, Völundr tells Völundr the king what he had done and also that he had impregnated the king's daughter. Völundr escapes using wings that he has forged.

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