The Poetic Edda
Oxford University Press, 1999 - Fiction - 323 pages
The collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as thePoetic Eddacontains the great narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. The mythological poems explore the wisdom of the gods and giants, narrating the adventures of the god Thor against the hostile giants and the gods' rivalries amongst themselves. The heroic poems trace the exploits of the hero Helgi and his valkyrie bride, the tragic tale of Sigurd and Brynhild's doomed love, and the terrible drama of Sigurd's widow Gudrun and her children. Many of the poems predate the conversion of Scandinavia to Christianity, allowing us to glimpse the pagan beliefs of the North. Since the rediscovery of thePoetic Eddain the seventeenth century, its poetry has fascinated artists as diverse as Thomas Gray, Richard Wagner, and Jorge Luis Borges. This is the first complete translation to be published in Britain for fifty years, and it includes a scholarly introduction, notes, a genealogy of the gods and giants, and an index of names. With a new, modern package this title is an invaluable classic for your bookshelf.
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THE SEERESSS PROPHECY
SAYINGS OF THE HIGH ONE
FRAGMENT OF A POEM ABOUT SIGURD
THE FIRST LAY OF GUDRUN
A SHORT POEM ABOUT SIGURD
BRYNHILDS RIDE TO HELL
THE DEATH OF THE NIFLUNGS
THE SECOND LAY OF GUDRUN
THE THIRD LAY OF GUDRUN
THE LAY OF VOLUND
THE FIRST POEM OF HELGI HUNDINGSBANI
THE POEM OF HELGI HIORVARDSSON
A SECOND POEM OF HELGI HUNDINGSBANI
THE DEATH OF SINFIOTLI
THE LAY OF REGIN
THE LAY OF FAFNIR
THE LAY OF SIGRDRIFA
THE LAY OF ATLI
THE GREENLANDIC POEM OF ATLI
THE WHETTING OF GUDRUN
THE LAY OF HAMDIR
THE LIST OF RIG
THE SONG OF HYNDLA
THE SONG OF GROTTI
Annotated Index of Names
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Northvegr - Poetic Edda - Thorpe Trans.
Text of the Poetic Edda in the Thorpe translation, including the disputed lays of Hrafnagaldr and Solarljodh.
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The Poetic Edda. Essays on Old Norse Mythology
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Poetic Edda The Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems primarily preserved in the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript Codex Regius.
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Bibliography of Norse and Germanic Myths
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