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The Poetic Edda: The Heroic Poems

Henry Adams Bellows - Poetry - 2007 - 336 pages
This vibrant compilation presents the heroic sagas of ancient Scandinavia. Its timeless legends of superhuman warriors and doomed lovers have inspired Wagner's "Ring Cycle" and ...
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The Poetic Edda: The Mythological Poems

Henry Adams Bellows - Fiction - 2004 - 251 pages
The vibrant Old Norse poems in this 13th-century collection known as the 'Lays of the Gods' recapture the ancient oral traditions of the Norsemen. These mythological poems ...
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The Poetic Edda, Volume 1

Lee M. Hollander - Poetry - 1986 - 343 pages
The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and death ...
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The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes

Jackson Crawford - Poetry - 2015 - 392 pages
"The poems of the Poetic Edda have waited a long time for a Modern English translation that would do them justice. Here it is at last (Odin be praised!) and well worth the wait ...
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The Poetic Edda

Literary Collections - 2014 - 416 pages
'She sees, coming up a second time, Earth from the ocean, eternally green; the waterfalls plunge, an eagle soars above them, over the mountain hunting fish.' After the terrible ...
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The Poetic Edda

Poetry - 2014 - 240 pages
A lively contemporary translation of these action-packed medieval Icelandic poems.
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The Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer

Social Science - 2012 - 160 pages
The Saga of the Volsungs is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner, who drew heavily upon this Norse source in writing his Ring Cycle and a primary ...
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