Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint. Once found in most homes and schools and still regarded as a national treasure, Heimskringla influenced the thinking and literary style of Scandinavia over several centuries.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - agricolaoval - LibraryThing
One of the great medieval books. Written around 1200 it looks back to what happened in the two preceding centuries. And believe me this is good reading. Snorri Sturluson lived 800 years ago, but he ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DollyBantry - LibraryThing
I have to admit I never finished this, it was just too violent. But interesting. Read full review