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Heimskringla : history of the kings of Norway

Author: Snorri Sturluson; Lee M Hollander
Publisher: Austin : Published for the American-Scandinavian Foundation by the University of Texas Press, 1995, ©1964.
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Tells how the scions of the mythical gods and their descendants, the Swedish kings, colonised and subdued Norway, shire by shire, until King Harald Fairhair united the whole realm. This book reflects  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Snorri Sturluson; Lee M Hollander
ISBN: 0292730616 9780292730618
OCLC Number: 123332200
Notes: Second paperback printing, 1995.
Description: xxvi, 854 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction Snorri's Foreword The Saga of the Ynglings/Ynglinga saga The Saga of Halfdan the Black/Halfdanar saga Svarta The Saga of Harald Fairhair/Haralds saga Harfagra The Saga of Hikon the Good/Hakonar saga Gotha The Saga of Harald Graycloak/Haralds saga Grafeldar The Saga of Olaf Tryggvason/Olafs saga Tryggvasonar Saint Olaf's Saga/Olafs saga Helga The Saga of Magnus the Good/Magnus saga ins Gotha The Saga of Harald Sigurtharson (Hardruler)/Haralds saga Sigurtharsonar The Saga of Olaf the Gentle/Olafs saga Kyrra The Saga of Magnus Barelegs/Magnuss saga Berfoetts The Saga of the Sons of Magnus/Magnussona saga The Saga of Magnus the Blind and Harald Gilli/Magnuss saga Blinda ok Harald Gilla The Saga of the Sons of Harald/Haraldssona saga The Saga of Hakon the Broadshouldered/Hakonar saga Herthibreiths The Saga of Magnus Erlingsson/Magnus saga Erlingssonar Index
Other Titles: History of the Kings of Norway
Responsibility: by Snorri Sturluson ; translated with introduction and notes by Lee M. Hollander.

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"Among the many contibutions to world literature that ancient Iceland has given us, Heimskringla stands out as one of the truly monumental works. Among medieval European histories in the vernacular Read more...

 
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