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The Saga of Bjorn, Champion of the Men of Hitardale

Alison Finlay - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 103 pages
This volume is about one of the earliest family sagas, relating a poet's lifelong love for a woman who becomes another man's wife. Poetic rivalry is an important theme in the ...
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Morkinskinna: The Earliest Icelandic Chronicle of the Norwegian Kings (1030 ...

History - 2000 - 556 pages
Morkinskinna ("rotten parchment"), the first full-length chronicle of the kings of medieval Norway (1030-1157), forms the basis of the Icelandic chronicle tradition. Based ...
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The Saga of Olaf Tryggvason

Oddr Snorrason - Fiction - 2003 - 180 pages
Oddr Snorrason, a Benedictine monk in northern Iceland in the late twelfth century, composed a landmark Latin biography of the legendary Norwegian king Olaf Tryggvason (died ...
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Tools of Literacy: The Role of Skaldic Verse in Icelandic Textual Culture of ...

Guðrún Nordal - Literary Collections - 2001 - 440 pages
A thorough and ground-breaking examination of thirteenth-century skaldic verse, linking the poets of the time with leading families and with ecclesiastical and secular learning.
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Heimskringla: History of the Kings of Norway

Snorri Sturluson - Fiction - 2004
Written in Old Norse by the Icelandic poet and historian Snorri Sturluson sometime around 1230 AD, the "Heimskringla" is one of the best known of all sagas. It is in actuality ...
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Heimskringla: History of the Kings of Norway

Snorri Sturluson - History - 1964 - 854 pages
Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Snorri Sturluson tells us how scions of those descendants, the Swedish kings, colonised and ...
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