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Guðbrandur Vigfússon 1827-1889

Works: 143 works in 587 publications in 10 languages and 3,992 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sagas  Church history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PD2379, 439.632
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Publications about Guðbrandur Vigfússon
Publications by Guðbrandur Vigfússon
Publications by Guðbrandur Vigfússon, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Guðbrandur Vigfússon
An Icelandic-English dictionary by Richard Cleasby( Book )
98 editions published between 1869 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 858 libraries worldwide
An Icelandic-English dictionary of the Old Icelandic language
A concise dictionary of old Icelandic by Geir T. Zoëga( Book )
13 editions published between 1910 and 1988 in English and Icelandic and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Icelandic is closer to the speech patterns of the Middle Ages than any living European language, making this volume invaluable to students and scholars of Old Icelandic and English culture and history
Norse mythology; the Elder Edda in prose translation by Edda Kristjánsdóttir( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 261 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 )
26 editions published between 1905 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 203 libraries worldwide
An Icelandic prose reader, with notes, grammar, and glossary by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )
16 editions published between 1879 and 2010 in English and Icelandic and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Ur Dölum til Dala : Guđbrandur Vigfússon Centenary Essays ( Book )
9 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Flateyjarbok. En samling af norske konge-sagaer med indskudte mindre fortællinger om begivenheder i og udenfor Norge samt annaler ( Book )
19 editions published between 1860 and 1983 in 6 languages and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Eyrbyggja saga ( Book )
14 editions published in 1864 in 3 languages and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Biskupa sögur, gefnar út af hinu Íslenzka bókmentafèlagi ( Book )
in Icelandic and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Icelandic Sagas and other historical documents relating to the settlements and descents of the Northmen on the British isles by George Webbe Dasent( Book )
22 editions published between 1887 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 44 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
Fornsögur : Vatnsdaelasaga, Hallfreðarsaga, Floamannasaga by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )
5 editions published in 1860 in Icelandic and Old Norse and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Historiske fortællinger om islændernes færd hjemme og ude ( Book )
in Danish and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The Orkneyinger's Saga : with appendices ( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Bardarsaga snaefellsáss, Víglundarsaga, ... by Bárðar saga Snæfellsáss( Book )
3 editions published in 1860 in Danish and held by 4 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 libraries worldwide
An Icelandic-English dictionary, chiefly founded on the collections made from prose works of the 12th-14th centuries by Richard Cleasby( Book )
3 editions published in 1869 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Fornsögurð Vatusdælasaga, Hallfreðarsaga, Flóaman nasaga by Guðbrandur Vigfússon( Book )
3 editions published in 1860 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sturlunga saga : including the Íslendinga saga of lawman Sturla Thordsson, and other works ( Book )
1 edition published in 1878 in Old Norse and held by 1 library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Gubrandr Vigfusson 1827-1889
Gubrandur Vigfusson, 1827-1889
Guðbrand Vigfússon 1827-1889
Guðbrandr Vigfússon
Guðbrandr Vigfússon 1827-1889
Guðbrandur Vigfusson
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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