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The Viking Anthology: Norse Myths, Icelandic Sagas and Viking Chronicles
The Comprehensive Collection of Viking and Norse Literature This vast ebook Anthology is exploding with masterpieces of world literature, ranging from the peerless Icelandic Sagas, to the Norwegian 'Heimskringla', or the 'Chronicle of the Kings of Norway'.
As well as these original texts (in English Translation), are several accompanying great works of scholarship wh...more
Kindle Edition, 4253 pages
Published June 12th 2014 by Bybliotech
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