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Fafnir

dragon in the Volsunga Saga

Fishburn and Hughes: "In the Old Norse Volsungsaga mythology the giant who killed his father in order to take possession of a treasure of gold, transforming himself into a dragon. Fafnir in turn was killed by Sigurd. See Fáfnismál." (70)

Borges Index: 
Las kenningar, Historia de la eternidad, OC, 380. El Zahir, El Aleph, OC, 592. La Óctuple Serpiente, El libro de los seres imaginarios, OCC, 675. La Volsunga Saga, Literatura escandinava, Literaturas germánicas medievales, OCC, 966-68.