Jesse L. Byock


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Jesse L. Byock

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Jesse L. Byock is Professor of Old Norse and Medieval Scandinavian at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Feud in the Icelandic Saga (1982) Medieval Iceland (1990), The Saga of King Kraki (1998), and Viking Age Iceland (2001).

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Viking Age Iceland

4.03 avg rating — 393 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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Medieval Iceland: Society, ...

3.77 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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The Saga of the Volsungs: T...

3.96 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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Viking Language 1: Learn Ol...

4.59 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2013
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Feud in the Icelandic Saga

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Viking Language 2: The Old ...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
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Island i sagatiden - Samfun...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1999
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The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki

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The Saga of the Volsungs

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“Yang terbaik adalah menjadi setengah bijak, tidak terlalu bodoh dan terlalu pandai. Orang pandai yang pengetahuannya dalam jarang merasakan kebahagiaan di hatinya.”
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“During the summers they traveled widely through the forests, killing men for booty.”
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