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Guðbrandur Vigfússon 1827-1889

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Works: 135 works in 547 publications in 12 languages and 3,854 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Church history  Biography  Sagas  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PD2379, 839.6
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An Icelandic-English dictionary by Richard Cleasby( Book )

92 editions published between 1869 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Icelandic-English dictionary of the Old Icelandic language
Corpus poeticum boreale: the poetry of the Old Northern tongue, from the earliest times to the thirteenth century by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

46 editions published between 1883 and 1965 in 6 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed scholarly examination of the literary world of the Eddas and Sagas, in two volumes
A concise dictionary of old Icelandic by Geir T. Zoëga( Book )

12 editions published between 1910 and 1988 in English and Icelandic and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Icelandic is closer to the speech patterns of the Middle Ages than any living European language. Thus, a knowledge of Icelandic is highly relevant to the study of English history. This volume, one of the most complete available, will be indispensable to scholars of medieval Icelandic and English culture and history
Icelandic sagas and other historical documents relating to the settlements and descents of the Northmen on the British Isles by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

74 editions published between 1887 and 1980 in 6 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This four-volume set of Icelandic sagas with English translations was prepared between 1887 and 1894 by the celebrated Icelandic scholar Gudbrand Vigfusson (1827-89) and the foremost translator of the day, Sir George Webbe Dasent (1817-96). It includes Orkneyinga saga, a history of the jarls of Orkney from the late ninth century to about 1200, composed in Iceland around 1230 but preserved complete only in the fourteenth-century Flateyjarb k; and H konar saga H konarsonar, the life of the king of Norway from 1217 to 1263 and the principal source for Norwegian history over this period, in which H kon's reign put an end to a long civil war. It was written soon after his death by the Icelandic chieftain and historian Sturla r arson at the instigation of the king's son
Norse mythology; the Elder Edda in prose translation by Edda Kristjánsdóttir( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origines islandicae; a collection of the more important sagas and other native writings relating to the settlement and early history of Iceland by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

12 editions published between 1905 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sturlunga saga, including the Islendinga saga of lawman Sturla Thordsson and other works by Sturlungs( Book )

15 editions published in 1878 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Icelandic prose reader, with notes, grammar, and glossary by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

13 editions published between 1879 and 2010 in English and Icelandic and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ur Dölum til Dala : Guđbrandur Vigfússon Centenary Essays( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flateyjarbok. En samling af norske konge-sagaer med indskudte mindre fortællinger om begivenheder i og udenfor Norge samt annaler( Book )

20 editions published between 1860 and 1983 in 7 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fornsögur : Vatnsdaelasaga, Hallfreðarsaga, Floamannasaga by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

14 editions published in 1860 in 4 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biskupa sögur, gefnar út af hinu Íslenzka bókmentafèlagi by Jón Sigurðsson( Book )

7 editions published in 1878 in Icelandic and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyrbyggja saga( Book )

14 editions published in 1864 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bárðarsaga Snæfellsáss, Viglundarsaga, Þórðarsaga, Draumavitranir, Völsaþáttr, ved Guðbrandr Vigfússon by Guþbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

17 editions published between 1850 and 1860 in 6 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Sigfred-Arminivs, and other papers by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

8 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains an interesting collection of essays on the heroes of Teutonic song and legend
Historiske fortællinger om islændernes færd hjemme og ude by N. M Petersen( Book )

in Danish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Orkneyinger's Saga : with appendices( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sturlunga saga : including the Islendinga saga of lawman Sturla Thordsson and other works by Sturla Þórðarson( Book )

15 editions published in 1878 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bárðarsaga Snæfellsáss, Viglundarsaga by Bárðar saga Snæfellsáss( Book )

3 editions published in 1860 in Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein islending i Noreg : reiseskildring frå 1854 by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Icelandic and Norwegian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An Icelandic-English dictionary
Alternative Names
Gubrandr Vigfusson 1827-1889

Gubrandur Vigfusson, 1827-1889

Guðbrand Vigfússon 1827-1889

Guðbrandr Vigfússon 1827-1889

Guðbrandur Vigfússon 1827-1889

Guðbrandur Vigfússon filologo islandese

Guðbrandur Vigfússon filoloog uit IJsland (1827-1889)

Guðbrandur Vigfússon Icelandic scholar

Guðbrandur Vigfússon skandinavischer Gelehrter

Guðdbrandr Vigfússon 1827-1889

Gudhbrandr Vigfússon 1827-1889

Guþbrandur Vigfússon 1827-1889

Vigfússon, Gubrand

Vigfússon, Gubrandr

Vigfússon, Gubrandur

Vigfusson, Gubrandur 1827-1889

Vigfússon, Gudbrand

Vigfússon, Guðbrand 1827-1889

Vigfússon, Guðbrandr 1827-1889

Vigfússon, Guđbrandur

Vigfússon, Guđbrandur 1827-1889

Vigfússon, Gudhbrandr 1827-1889

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A concise dictionary of old Icelandic