9781408633779 - Heimskringla - Snorre Sturlason
9781408633779 - Heimskringla - Snorre Sturlason
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Written in the early thirteenth century, this book contains a collection of sagas about Norwegian kings.


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Snorre Sturlason


Wine Dark Press


Fairy Tales, Myths & Legends

Folklore & Mythology

Popular Beliefs & Controversial Knowledge


Society & Culture

Society & Social Sciences



9781408633779, 9781443738248, 9781446548059

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468, 472

Publication Date

27 December 2007

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

This early work of poetry is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. Written in the early thirteenth century, it contains a collection of sagas about Norwegian kings. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in Norse history.
Contents Include: Dedication to King Haakon VII – Editor’s Introduction – Translator’s Preface – Snorre’s Preface – The Ynglinga Saga, Semi-Mythical – Historic Sagas – Halfdan the Black – Harald the Fairhaired – Haakon the Good – Eric’s Sons – Earl Haakon – King Olaf Tryguesson – King Olaf the Saint – Magnus the Good – Harald the Stern – Olaf the Quiet – Magnus Barefoot – The Sons of Magnus – Magnus the Blind and Harald Gille – The Sons of Harald – Haakon the Broad-Shouldered – Magnus Erlingson – List of Old Sagas – List of Kings of Sweden, Denmark, Norway – Index of Names and Places.

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