The Story of the Volsungs and the Niblungs 

The text of this edition is based on that published as "The Story of the Volsungs", translated from the Icelandic by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnússon, (F.S. Ellis, London, 1870).


A Prologue in Verse  
Of Sigi, the Son of Odin  
II. Of the Birth of Volsung, the Son of Rerir, who was the Son of Sigi  
III. Of the Sword that Sigmund, Volsung's son, drew from the Branstock  
IV. How King Siggeir wedded Signy, and bade King Volsung and his son to Gothland  
V. Of the Slaying of King Volsung  
VI. Of how Signy sent the Children of her and Siggeir to Sigmund  
VII. Of the Birth of Sinfjotli the Son of Sigmund  
VIII. The Death of King Siggeir and of Signy  
IX. How Helgi, the son of Sigmund, won King Hodbrod and his Realm, and wedded Sigrun  
X. The ending of Sinfjotli, Sigmund's Son  
XI. Of King Sigmund's last Battle, and of how he must yield up his Sword again  
XII. Of the Shards of the Sword Gram, and how Hjordis went to King Alf  
XIII. Of the Birth and Waxing of Sigurd Fafnir's-bane  
XIV. Regin's tale of his Brothers, and of the Gold called Andvari's Hoard  
XV. Of the Welding together of the Shards of the Sword Gram  
XVI. The prophecy of Grifir  
XVII. Of Sigurd's Avenging of Sigmund his Father  
XVIII. Of the Slaying of the Worm Fafnir  
XIX. Of the Slaying of Regin, Son of Hreidmar  
XX. Of Sigurd's Meeting with Brynhild on the Mountain  
XXI. More Wise Words of Brynhild  
XXII. Of the Semblance and Array of Sigurd Fafnir's-bane  
XXIII. Sigurd comes to Hlymdale  
XXIV. Sigurd sees Brynhild at Hlymdale  
XXV. Of the Dream of Gudrun, Giuki's daughter  
XXVI. Sigurd comes to the Giukings and is wedded to Gudrun  
XXVII. The Wooing of Brynhild  
XXVIII. How the Queens held angry converse together at the Bathing  
XXIX. Of Brynhild's great Grief and Mourning  
XXX. Of the Slaying of Sigurd Fafnir's-bane  
XXXI. Of the Lamentation of Gudrun over Sigurd dead, as it is told told in ancient Songs  
XXXII. Of the Ending of Brynhild  
XXXIII. Gudrun wedded to Atli  
XXXIV. Atli bids the Giukings to him  
XXXV. The Dreams of the Wives of the Giukings  
XXXVI. Of the Journey of the Giukings to King Atli  
XXXVII. The Battle in the Burg of King Atli  
XXXVIII. Of the slaying of the Giukings  
XXXIX. The End of Atli and his Kin and Folk  
XL. How Gudrun cast herself into the Sea, but was brought ashore again  
XLI. Of the Wedding and Slaying of Swanhild  
XLII. Gudrun sends her Sons to avenge Swanhild  
XLIII. The Latter End of all the Kin of the Giukings