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Gesta Danorum = The History of the Danes

Author: Saxo, Grammaticus; Karsten Friis-Jensen; Peter Fisher
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford medieval texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Saxo, a twelfth-century canon at Lund Cathedral, was commissioned by his Archbishop to write a history of Denmark with a strong Christian bias. Volume II contains books 11-16 of Saxo's Grammaticus,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Saxo, Grammaticus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saxo, Grammaticus; Karsten Friis-Jensen; Peter Fisher
ISBN: 9780198205234 0198205236 9780198705765 019870576X
OCLC Number: 908412837
Language Note: Text in Latin with English translation on facing pages; introduction in English.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the AHA J. Franklin Jameson Award 2017.
Description: 2 volumes (1751 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Latin text, books XI-XVI ; English translation, books XI-XVI ; Register of Parallels ; Bibliography
Series Title: Oxford medieval texts.
Other Titles: History of the Danes
Responsibility: Saxo Grammaticus ; edited by Karsten Friis-Jensen ; translated by Peter Fisher.
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At last the whole of Saxo's historical work, covering the reigns of Danish kings from well before the birth of Christ to AD 1187, is presented to English readers in a convincing Latin text with an Read more...

 
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