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Hermann Pálsson 1921-2002

Overview
Works: 123 works in 771 publications in 5 languages and 13,584 library holdings
Genres: Romances  Fiction  Sagas  Poetry  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Composer
Classifications: PT7262.E5, 839.63
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Most widely held works about Hermann Pálsson
 
Most widely held works by Hermann Pálsson
The Vinland sagas : the Norse discovery of America by Magnús Magnússon( Book )

56 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes translations of the two sagas, introductory note outlining historical background, and lists of personal names and place names used in the sagas
King Harald's saga; Harald Hardradi of Norway. From Snorri Sturluson's Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson( Book )

39 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Njál's saga by Magnús Magnússon( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Icelandic family saga, probably from the 13th century, in a modern translation
Laxdaela Saga by Magnús Magnússon( Book )

40 editions published between 1925 and 1987 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gautrek's saga, and other medieval tales by Hermann Pálsson( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orkneyinga saga : the history of the Earls of Orkney( Book )

26 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyrbyggja saga by Hermann Pálsson( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Icelandic saga that 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 anarchy of the Viking age to the settlement of Iceland, the coming of Christianity and the beginnings of organized society
Grettir's saga by Denton Fox( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new English translation based on Guoni Jonsson's edition in the Islenzk Fornrit series (Reykjavik, 1936). Also includes genealogies, a study of the legal system, and a critical assessment of the saga. This, the last of the great Icelandic sagas, was probably written about 1325
Hrafnkel's saga and other Icelandic stories by Hermann Pálsson( Book )

27 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These stories date from the 13th century and fall into two distinct groups. The first three are set in pastoral society of native Iceland. The remaining four were written without first-hand knowledge of Scandinavia, and describe the adventures of Icelandic poets and peasants at the royal courts of Norway and Denmark. Pagan elements tightly woven into the pattern of Christian ethics give these stories their distinctive character and cohesion
Egil's saga by Snorri Sturluson( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hrolf Gautreksson, a Viking romance( Book )

16 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Göngu-Hrolfs saga( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrow-Odd: a medieval novel by called Örvar-Oddr ODDR( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First complete English translation of 14 century Icelandic tale of Arrow-Odd who was given a life span of 300 years
Seven Viking romances by Hermann Pálsson( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of settlements : Landnámabók by Hermann Pálsson( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First compiled in the 12th century and later expanded, describes the birth of the Icelandic nation in the Viking Age. This translation based on version of Sturla Thordarson (1214-84)
Edinburgh studies in English and Scots( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vikings in Russia : Yngvar's saga and Eymund's saga by Hermann Pálsson( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Northern and western isles in the Viking world : survival, continuity, and change( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om Orkney- og Shetlandsøerne, Færøerne og Island
The Confederates & Hen-Thorir( Book )

9 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art and ethics in Hrafnkel's saga by Hermann Pálsson( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Njál's saga
Alternative Names
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Hermann Palsson

Hermann Pálsson 1921-

Hermann, Pálsson, 1921-2002

Hermann Pálsson Icelandic scholar and translator

Hermann Pálsson isländischer Keltologe, Skandinavist und Übersetzer

Hermann Pálsson Keltist, Altnordist 1921-2002

Hermann Pálsson taalkundige uit IJsland (1921-2002)

Pálsson, Hermann.

Pálsson, Hermann 1921-

Pálsson, Hermann 1921-2002

Pálsson, Hermann Keltist, Altnordist 1921-2002

パウルソン, H.

パウルソン, ヘルマン

ヘルマン・パウルソン

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King Harald's saga; Harald Hardradi of Norway. From Snorri Sturluson's HeimskringlaNjál's sagaLaxdaela SagaOrkneyinga saga : the history of the Earls of OrkneyEyrbyggja sagaGrettir's sagaHrafnkel's saga and other Icelandic storiesEgil's saga