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Eirik the Red and other Icelandic sagas

Author: Gwyn Jones
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999, ©1961.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Remote and inhospitable, Iceland made a perfect breeding-ground for heroes. The Icelandic sagas relate the adventurous lives of colonists between 930 and 1030, which began as oral tales but were  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwyn Jones
ISBN: 0192835300 9780192835307
OCLC Number: 49773440
Description: xvii, 318 pages : 1 map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Sagas of Icelanders: Hen-Thorir --
The Vapnfjord men --
Thorstein Staff-Struck --
Hrafnkel the priest of Frey --
Eirik the Red --
Thidrandi whom the goddesses slew --
Authun and the bear --
Gunnlaug Wormtongue --
Saga of times past: King Hrolf and his champions.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Eiríks saga rauða.
Responsibility: translated, with an introduction by Gwyn Jones.
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"With its account of the Norse discovery of North America and its fine translation of Hrolfs Saga (indispensable for any serious study of the mythic Beowulf), this text remains the single best saga Read more...

 
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