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The Saga of the People of Laxardal and Bolli Bollason's Tale

Leifur Eiricksson - Fiction - 2008 - 272 pages
The action of the saga takes place at the end of the tenth century, at about the time Scandinavia was converting from worship of Norse gods to Christianity. A masterpiece of ...
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The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue

Fiction - 2015 - 64 pages
'In two I'll slice the hair-seat / of Helga's kiss-gulper' In this epic tale from the Viking Age that ranges across Scandinavia and Viking Britain, two poets compete for the ...
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The Sagas of the Icelanders

Jane Smilely - Fiction - 2005 - 348 pages
In Iceland, the age of the Vikings is also known as the Saga Age. A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world’s great literary treasures – as epic as ...
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Njal's Saga

Leifur Eiricksson, Robert Cook - Fiction - 2006 - 432 pages
Written in the thirteenth century, Njal's Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to divided loyalties, from the law's inability to curb ...
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Revisiting the Poetic Edda: Essays on Old Norse Heroic Legend

Paul Acker, Carolyne Larrington - History - 2013 - 280 pages
Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the ...
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Seven Viking Romances

none - Fiction - 2005 - 304 pages
Combining traditional myth, oral history and re-worked European legend to depict an ancient realm of heroism and wonder, the seven tales collected here are among the most ...
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The Elder Edda

Fiction - 2013 - 432 pages
Part of a new series Legends from the Ancient North, The Elder Edda is one of the classic books that influenced JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings 'So the ...
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Eyrbyggja Saga

Hermann Palsson - Fiction - 2006 - 192 pages
An Icelandic saga which mixes realism with wild gothic imagination and history with eerie tales of hauntings. It dramatizes a 13th century view of the past, from the pagan ...
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Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

Fiction - 2005 - 144 pages
Written around the thirteenth century AD by Icelandic monks, the seven tales collected here offer a combination of pagan elements tightly woven into the pattern of Christian ...
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Sagas and Myths of the Northmen

Jesse L Byock - Fiction - 2006 - 160 pages
In a land of ice, great warriors search for glory... When a dragon threatens the people of the north, only one man can destroy the fearsome beast. Elsewhere, a mighty leader ...
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