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The Poetic Edda.

Author: Lee M Hollander
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed., revView all editions and formats
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Features poems collected by an unidentified Icelander, probably during the twelfth or thirteenth century, and was rediscovered in Iceland in the seventeenth century by Danish scholars.

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Edda Sæmundar.
Poetic Edda.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1962]
(OCoLC)609503069
Named Person: Lee M Hollander; Lee M Hollander
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee M Hollander
ISBN: 0292764995 9780292764996
OCLC Number: 620747
Description: xxix, 343 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The prophecy of the seeress : Voluspa --
The sayings of Har : Havamal --
The lay of Vafthruthnir : Vafbruonismal --
The lay of Grimnir : Grimnismal --
The lay of Skirnir : Skirnismal --
The lay of Harbarth : Harbarzljoo --
The lay of Hymir : Hymiskvioa --
The flyting of Loki : Lokasenna --
The lay of Thrym : Drymskvioa --
The lay of Alvis : Alvissmal --
Baldr's dreams : Baldrs draumar --
The lay of Rig : Rigsbula --
The lay of Hyndla : Hyndluljoo --
The short seeress' prophecy : Voluspa hin skamma --
The lay of Svipdag : Svipdagsmal (The spell of Groa : Grogaldr ; The lay of Fjolsvith : Fjolsvinnsmal) --
The lay of Grotti : Grottasongr --
The lay of Volund : Volundarkvioa --
The Helgi lays (The lay of Helgi Hjorvathsoon : Helgakvioa Hjorvarbssonar ; The first lay of Helgi the Handing-slayer : Helgakvioa Hundingbana I ; The first lay of Helgi the Handing-slayer : Helgakvioa Hundingbana II) --
Sinfjotii's death : Fra dauoa Sinfjotla --
The prophecy of Gripir : Gripisspa --
The lay of Regin : Reginsmal --
The lay of Fafnir : Fafnismal --
The lay of Sigrdrifa : Sigrdrifumal --
The great lacuna --
Fragment of a Sigurth lay : Brot af Sigurbarkviou --
The first lay of Guthrun : Guorunarkvioa I --
The short lay of Sugurth : Sigurbstkbios hin dksmms --
Brynhild's ride to Hel : Helreio Brynhildar --
The fall of the Niflungs : Drap Niflunga --
The second (or Old) lay of Guthrun : Guorunarkvioa II (hin forna) --
The third lay of Guthrun : Guorunarkvioua III --
The plaint of Oddrun : Oddrunargratr --
The lay of Atli : Atlakvioa --
The Greenlandish lay of Atli : Atlamal hin groenlenzku --
Guthrun's lament : Guorunarhvot --
The lay of Hamthir : Hamoismal (hin fornu) --
The catalogue of dwarfs : (Dvergatal).
Other Titles: Edda Sæmundar.
Responsibility: Translated with an introd. and explantory notes by Lee M. Hollander.

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