The Prose Edda

Author: Snorri Sturluson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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 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.

The Elder Edda

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Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141393734
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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 company of men led a careless life, All was well with them: until One ...

The Norse Myths

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 030776317X
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These stories bear witness to the courage, passion, and boundless spirit that were hallmarks of the Norse world. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Poetic Edda

Author: Carolyne Larrington
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192839466
Size: 56.88 MB
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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.

Norse Mythology

Author: John Lindow
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199839698
Size: 50.51 MB
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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 Saga Of The Volsungs

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Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520951514
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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 source for writers of fantasy such as J. R. R. Tolkien and ...

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.

The Poetic Edda

Author: Henry Adams Bellows
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486437101
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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.