The Prose Edda

Author: Snorri Sturluson
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ISBN: 9781544127873
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The Prose Edda is notable for containing Norse mythology, a book of poetry, and a list of verse forms. The Prose Edda is considered the oldest and most famous work in Scandinavian history.

The Elder Edda

Author: Andy Orchard
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141943475
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Compiled by an unknown scribe in Iceland around 1270, and based on sources dating back centuries earlier, these mythological and heroic poems tell of gods and mortals from an ancient era: the giant-slaying Thor, the doomed Völsung family, ...

The Prose Edda

Author: Jesse L Byock
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014191274X
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These tales from the pagan era have proved to be among the most influential of all myths and legends, inspiring modern works as diverse as Wagner's Ring Cycle and Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.

Norse Mythology

Author: John Lindow
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199839698
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Norse Mythology explores the magical myths and legends of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Viking-Age Greenland and outlines the way the prehistoric tales and beliefs from these regions that have remained embedded in the imagination of ...

The Poetic Edda

Author: Carolyne Larrington
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192839466
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This is the first complete translation to be published in Britain for fifty years, and it includes a scholarly introduction, notes, a genealogy of the gods and giants, and an index of names.

Gods And Myths Of Northern Europe

Author: H. Davidson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141941502
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Provides an introduction to this subject, giving basic outlines to the sagas and stories, and helps identify the charachter traits of not only the well known but also the lesser gods of the age.

The Poetic Edda The Mythological Poems

Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486139050
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The ancient oral traditions of the Norsemen live on in these translations known as the "Lays of the Gods." This 13th-century collection recaptures a mythical world that influenced Tolkien and other storytellers.

Friendship In The Middle Ages And Early Modern Age

Author: Albrecht Classen
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110253984
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These stanzas from the first part of the Sayings ofHar (Sayings of the High One),2
one of the poems of the Elder Edda,3 are used as an epigraph by the famous
French ... For an introduction and an English translation, see Iesse L. Byock, The
Prose Edda: Norse Mythology. Penguin Classics (London: Penguin, 2005). The
first ...

The Poetic Edda

Author: Lee M. Hollander
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292764995
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The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage.

Fabulous Creatures Mythical Monsters And Animal Power Symbols

Author: Cassandra Eason
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275994259
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Bulfinch, T. Bulfinch's Mythology: Age of Chivalry and Legends of Charlemagne.
London and New York: Penguin ... London and New York: Penguin Classics,
2003. 15. Sturluson, S. The Prose Edda: Norse Mythology. London and New York
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