skip to content
The saga of the Volsungs : the Norse epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The saga of the Volsungs : the Norse epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer

Author: Jesse L Byock
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Annotation
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Romances
Sagas
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Siegfried, (Legendary character); Siegfried, (Legendary character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse L Byock
ISBN: 0520066839 0520069048 9780520066830 9780520069046 9780520232853 0520232852 9780520272996 0520272994
OCLC Number: 20318779
Description: ix, 145 pages : map ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Völsunga saga.
Responsibility: introduction and translation by Jesse L. Byock.
More information:

Abstract:

Tells of love, jealousy, vengeance, war, and the mythic deeds of the dragonslayer, Sigurd the Volsung. This title explores the history, legends, and myths contained in the saga and traces the  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This is a book of the highest importance. No one should attempt to teach about Viking society or claim to understand it without being familiar with this chilling and enduring myth." - Eleanor Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20318779> # The saga of the Volsungs : the Norse epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/20318779#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "20318779" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Place/berkeley_calif> ; # Berkeley, Calif.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Person/siegfried_legendary_character> ; # (Legendary character) Siegfried
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Topic/old_norse_literature> ; # Old Norse literature
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/839.63/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#CreativeWork/volsunga_saga> ; # Völsunga saga
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1103425> ; # Sagas
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Topic/de_saga_van_de_volsungen_anoniem> ; # De saga van de Völsungen (anoniem)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Topic/sagas> ; # Sagas
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Person/byock_jesse_l> ; # Jesse L. Byock
    schema:copyrightYear "1990" ;
    schema:datePublished "1990" ;
    schema:description "Annotation"@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4825785784> ; # Völsunga saga.
    schema:genre "Sagas"@en ;
    schema:genre "Romances"@en ;
    schema:genre "Translations"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The saga of the Volsungs : the Norse epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer"@en ;
    schema:productID "20318779" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/20318779#PublicationEvent/berkeley_calif_university_of_california_press_1990> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Agent/university_of_california_press> ; # University of California Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520069046> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520232853> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520272996> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520066830> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9144040> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/20318779> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Agent/university_of_california_press> # University of California Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of California Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Person/byock_jesse_l> # Jesse L. Byock
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Byock" ;
    schema:givenName "Jesse L." ;
    schema:name "Jesse L. Byock" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Person/siegfried_legendary_character> # (Legendary character) Siegfried
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Siegfried" ;
    schema:name "(Legendary character) Siegfried" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Place/berkeley_calif> # Berkeley, Calif.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Berkeley, Calif." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Topic/de_saga_van_de_volsungen_anoniem> # De saga van de Völsungen (anoniem)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "De saga van de Völsungen (anoniem)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4825785784#Topic/old_norse_literature> # Old Norse literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Old Norse literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1103425> # Sagas
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sagas"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4825785784> # Völsunga saga.
    schema:name "Völsunga saga."@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520066830>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0520066839" ;
    schema:isbn "9780520066830" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520069046>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0520069048" ;
    schema:isbn "9780520069046" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520232853>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0520232852" ;
    schema:isbn "9780520232853" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520272996>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0520272994" ;
    schema:isbn "9780520272996" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.