Symons (1883) and by E.
Sir William Penn Symons, the general commanding the British forces in Natal in September, decided to hold Glencoe.
In this engagement the advanced body of British troops, 3000 strong, under Symons, held a camp called Craigside which lay between Glencoe and Dundee, and from this position General Symons hoped to be able to hold the northern portion of Natal.
Fortunately Symons was able to win a complete victory over one of the Boer columns at Talana Hill.
Symons was mortally wounded, and 226 officers and men were killed and wounded.
Some of his poems have been translated with great success by Arthur Symons in Images of Good and Evil; the most convenient edition of his works, which have been frequently reprinted, is that contained in vol.
Symons, " Germanische Heldensage " in H.
Symons, Studies in Seven Arts (1906).
Symons, "Heldensage" in H.
It has been suggested (Symons, Heldensage, p. 55) that when the legend of the overthrow of the Burgundians, which took place in 437, became attached to that of the death of Attila (453), Hild, the supposed sister of the Burgundian kings, was identified with the daemonic Grimhild, the sister of the mythical Nibelung brothers, and thus helped the process by which the Nibelung myth became fused with the historical story of the fall of the Burgundian kingdom.
Symons, Germanische Heldensage (Strassburg, 1905); F.
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