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Guðbrandur Vigfússon 1827-1889

Overview
Works: 173 works in 525 publications in 12 languages and 3,753 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Church history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PD2379, 839.6
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Most widely held works by Guðbrandur Vigfússon
An Icelandic-English dictionary by Richard Cleasby( Book )

61 editions published between 1874 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 611 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 )

29 editions published between 1883 and 1965 in 6 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise dictionary of old Icelandic by Geir T. Zoëga( Book )

11 editions published between 1910 and 1988 in English and Icelandic and held by 425 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
Norse mythology; the Elder Edda in prose translation by Edda Kristjánsdóttir( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Icelandic-English dictionary, based on the ms. collections of the late Richard Cleasby by Richard Cleasby( Book )

18 editions published between 1869 and 1874 in English and Icelandic and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Icelandic sagas and other historical documents relating to the settlements and descents of the Northmen on the British Isles( Book )

35 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 199 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
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 )

16 editions published between 1905 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1879 and 1888 in English and Icelandic and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 1878 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1860 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bárarsaga Snfellsáss, Viglundarsaga, órarsaga, Draumavitranir, Völsaáttr, ved Gubrandr Vigfússon by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

22 editions published between 1850 and 1860 in 7 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyrbyggja saga( Book )

16 editions published in 1864 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in Icelandic and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 1860 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historiske fortllinger om islndernes frd hjemme og ude by N. M Petersen( Book )

in Danish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grimm centenary; Sigfred-Arminivs, and other papers by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

6 editions published in 1886 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains an interesting collection of essays on the heroes of Teutonic song and legend
... Sigfred-Arminivs, and other papers by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )

6 editions published in 1886 in English and Icelandic and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Icelandic sagas and other historical documents relating to the settlements and descents of the Northmen on the british isles( Book )

7 editions published between 1887 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 16 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

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Gubrandur Vigfsson Icelandic scholar

Gubrandur Vigfsson skandinavischer Gelehrter

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Gudhbrandr Vigfsson 1827-1889

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A concise dictionary of old Icelandic