Gundomar II, King of the Burgundians

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Gundomar II, roi des Burgondes

Also Known As: "Gernoz", "Godemar", "Godomar", "Gundomar", "Gundimar"
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Birthplace: Europe
Death: Died in Bourgogne, France
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Son of Gebica, King of the Burgundians and Grimhild of Burgundy
Husband of Primehilde
Father of Chilperic I The Burgundian and Gonthier de Burgondie
Brother of Giselher, King of the Burgundians; Kriemhild (Fictional); Gundahar, King of the Burgundians; Gudrun Giukasdatter and Høgni Gjukesson

Occupation: 2nd King of the Burgundians 407-411
Managed by: Private User
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About Gundomar II, King of the Burgundians

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Gundomar I (also Gundimar, Godomar, or Godemar) was eldest son and successor of Gebicca, King of the Burgundians. He succeeded his father in 406 or 407 and reigned until 411. He was succeeded by his brother Giselher.

In the Nibelungenlied, he is named Gernot (sometimes Gernoz)and he is the brother of Gunther, Giselher and Kriemhild.

In Norse mythology, he is called Guthormr, and he was the murderer of Sigurd (Sigfried), the dragon slayer.

Gernot comes from the Old High German "ger" (spear) and "khnoton" (to brandish). It is rare, but still in use in German speaking countries today. Some famous Gernots include: Gernot Pachernigg Gernot von Fulda Gernot Schwab Gernot Endemann

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