Heimskringla

the Olaf sagas
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Statementby Snorre Sturlason ; translated by Samuel Laing [with introduction and notes by John Beveridge].
SeriesEveryman"s library -- 847
ContributionsLaing, Samuel, 1780-1868., Beveridge, John.
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Being Snorri's own tales of the Kings of Norway, the book is composed of many short passages detailing the histories of various kings.

Being essentially a transcription of minstrelsy related to these kings, the text is narrative, and often has bits of poetry thrown in. The footnotes, editing and translation were all excellently jacksonmealsmatter.com by: The Heimskringla is a must read for any one interested in Norse history and jacksonmealsmatter.comr this is a large body of work comprising the lives of the Norse rulers and it is not for the light hearted and in my opinion you Heimskringla book have more than a passing interest in Norse history to a) fully commit to this book and Heimskringla book fully appreciate its contents/5.

Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings Paperback – May 1, by Snorre Sturlason (Author)Cited by: 8. Jul 14,  · Heimskringla: The Chronicle of the Kings of Norway [Snorri Sturluson] on jacksonmealsmatter.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work is in the public domain in the United States of AmericaCited by: 3. Jan 16,  · (New York Review of Books) "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 it has no equal."/5(22).

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Once found in most homes and schools and still regarded as a national treasure, Heimskringla influenced the thinking and literary style of Scandinavia over several Heimskringla book. Preview this book» 4/5(2).

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Summary: The "Heimskringla" of Snorri Sturlason is a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D. to the year A.D. Author: Snorri Sturlson.

The "Heimskringla" of Snorri Sturlason is a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D. to the year A.D. The Sagas covered in this work are the following: 1. Halfdan the Black Saga 2. Snorri Sturluson's fame as a historianhis main work is the 16 sagas included in Heimskringla (c), a monumental history of Norway from its beginning until lies both in his critical 4/5(2).

HEIMSKRINGLA is an online collection of Old Norse source material, primarily Eddas, Icelandic sagas, scaldic poetry, and some background material. HEIMSKRINGLA consists of some titles in the Old Norse language or translated into the modern Scandinavian languages.

Jan 01,  · Overview Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron jacksonmealsmatter.com: Neeland Media.

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Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint.5/5. Mar 30,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

King Harald's Saga: Harald Hardradi of Norway from Snorri Sturluson's Heimskringla (Classics) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. ascribed to Snorri is the Heimskringla (“Orb of the World”), a history of the kings of Norway from the beginning to the midth century. The first section of this book, the “Ynglinga saga,” is of particular interest, for in it, Snorri described the descent of the kings of Norway from.

Heimskringla, Volume 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world. Heimskringla, Volume 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated f Heimskringla, Volume 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world. Home;/5. The Heimskringla: Or, the Sagas of the Norse Kings From the Icelandic of Snorre Sturlason, Volume 2 by Rasmus Björn Anderson and Snorri Sturluson Hardcover.

After brief summaries of early Norwegian history, Snorri Sturluson's career, and previous studies of Heimskringla, the core of this book is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the text.

It is normally treated as a collection of sagas about Norwegian kings, but. May 01,  · Heimskringla is the account of the kings of Norway, starting with the Norse god Odin as a great general and wizard and centered around the story of St.

Olav, king of Norway for 15 years. The detailed account of his years as a king is over pages long and the Old Norwegian terms will keep you reading the footnotes some of the time, but it helps/5(5).

Heimskringla; Or, the Chronicle of the Kings of Norway, Volume II book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Snorre Sturleson (/5. Heimskringla is a massive medieval history book, recounting the lives of the kings of Norway from the days when the Aesir dwelt among men to AD.

It was written c. AD in Iceland, purportedly by the most famous medieval Icelandic author, Snorri Sturluson. Editions for Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Cited by: In the Poetic Edda, Prose Edda, and Heimskringla, Hel is referred to as a daughter of Loki.

In the Prose Edda book Gylfaginning, Hel is described as having been appointed by the god Odin as ruler of a realm of the same name, located in Niflheim. In the same source, her appearance is described as half blue and half flesh-coloured and further as.

Dec 03,  · Great classic by Icelandic poet/chieftain chronicles the reigns of 16 high kings descended from the warrior-wizard god Odin. Major section on year reign of Olav II Haraldson, patron saint of Norway.

Based on earlier histories, oral traditions, plus new material by author, all presented with intelligence, warmth and objectivity. Over illustrations and 5 maps. The Paperback of the Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson at Barnes & Noble.

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Heimskringla is a collection of sagas about the Norwegian kings, beginning with the saga of the legendary Swedish dynasty of the Ynglings, followed by accounts of historical Norwegian rulers from Harald Fairhair of the 9th century up to the death of the pretender Eystein Meyla in The Heimskringla: or, The sagas of the Norse kings from the Icelandic of Snorre SturlasonJ.

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Jan 31,  · At the end of the book, say (in addition): "End of Heimskringla: The Stories of the Kings of Norway, Called The Round World, by Snorri Sturleson. Translated by George Pope Morris and Eiríkur Magnússon" There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

This book is expensive, but if you are interested in the growth of the Norwegian kingdom, I highly recommend it. Being Snorri's own tales of the Kings of Norway, the book is composed of many short passages detailing the histories of various kings.

Being essentially a transcription of minstrelsy related to these kings, the text is narrative, and /5(3).THE YNGLINGA SAGA, OR THE STORY OF THE YNGLING FAMILY FROM ODIN TO HALFDAN THE BLACK. 1. OF THE SITUATION OF COUNTRIES. It is said that the earth's circle which the human race inhabits is torn across into many bights, so that great seas run into the land from the out-ocean.It is related that in the days of Harald Harfager, the king of Norway, the islands of Orkney, which before had been only a resort for vikings, were settled.

The first earl in the Orkney Islands was called Sigurd, who was a son of Eystein Giumra, and.