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Wotan's throne in Der Ring Alzey-Weinheim
The three water-nymphs (Rheintöchter or "Rhine daughters") who appear in Richard Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. Their individual names areWoglinde, Wellgunde, and Flosshilde (Floßhilde) lose their father, Wotan's gold to the Nibelung, Alberich. Wotan, the High German languages variant of Wōden, the Continental West Germanic god corresponding to Norse Odin is thought of having received a Stone from Norway as a gift from Odin himself. It is believed that the stone was transported on an iceberg.
I arrived in Weinheim on a Wednesday is named after Woden, the English form of Odin (Old EnglishWēdnes dæg, "Woden's day"). There was a stone outside of the Weinkirche in the middle of the vineyards, which I saw the next morning.