Sigurd the Volsung

 

Sigurd the Volsung (Scandinavian-Germanic mythical hero)

“When men come to battle, a fearless heart serves a man better than a sharp sword.”

  • From The Saga of the Volsungs, by an anonymous 13th century Icelander, translated by Jesse L. Byock (Penguin Classics, 1990, 1999).
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