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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 which a

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Kindle Edition, 4253 pages
Published June 12th 2014 by Bybliotech
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This is a great resource and I've enjoyed it immensely over the months. I recommend this to be in the library, at least the digital one, of anyone interested in the Viking era and Norse mythology. The comparative mythology section is very interesting.
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Snorri Sturluson (also spelled Snorre Sturlason) was an Icelandic historian, poet and politician. He was twice elected lawspeaker at the Icelandic parliament, the Althing. He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning ("the fooling of Gylfi"), a narrative of Norse mythology, the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language, and the Háttatal, a list of verse forms ...more
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