Talk:Völsunga saga

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Where is the oldest manuscript of this subject ? Whithouth source is not Falsifiable Nasz 10:12, 14 February 2007 (UTC) The links on page had not very sholarly nature.

I've been reading about this all my life and the saga is always referred to in English as Volsunga Saga. NO umlaut. Why do we suddenly need one here in the English-language wiki? It seems superfluous and un-English. Evangeline (talk) 22:11, 13 April 2010 (UTC)
I agree, it would probably better to move it to Völsunga Saga. However it's not critical as long as there are redirects. Cilibinarii (talk) 15:26, 31 January 2011 (UTC)

"Odin appears a number of times to assist characters with his magic and powers. At the start of the saga, he guides his son Sigi out of the underworld." Not so, the saga says nothing of the underworld. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.167.125.95 (talk) 15:16, 5 December 2011 (UTC)

The subtitle of the book[edit]

"The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer" is only the subtitle of Jesse L Byock's translation. In Old Icelandic it is Völsunga saga (complete with umlaut). This does not imply that Sigurd is the central character of the entire narrative. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.132.246.244 (talk) 13:56, 10 February 2013 (UTC)

Merger proposal[edit]

I see that a merger of Völsung Cycle to this article was proposed in 2010. I have just reverted someone making that article into a redirect here, so I had better state my disagreement with the proposal. The Völsung stories are also told in the "heroic" poems of the Poetic Edda and in the Nibelungenlied, so there should be a separate article on the cycle itself, although it is badly in need of expansion. Yngvadottir (talk) 22:34, 20 February 2013 (UTC)