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Morkinskinna: The Earliest Icelandic Chronicle of the Norwegian Kings (1030 1157)
Morkinskinna ("rotten parchment"), the first full-length chronicle of the kings of medieval Norway (1030-1157), forms the basis of the Icelandic chronicle tradition. Based ultimately on an original from ca. 1220, the single defective manuscript was written in Iceland ca. 1275. The present volume, the first translation of Morkinskinna in any language, makes this literary mi ...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published May 8th 2012 by Cornell University Press
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