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The Saga of the Volsungs

The Saga of the Volsungs

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"The Saga of the Volsungs" is one of the truly great Icelandic sagas. Composed sometime in the twelfth or thirteenth century by an unknown author, it is the story of Sigurd the dragon-slayer. Filled with elements of Norse mythology and great human drama, "The Saga of the Volsungs" has greatly influenced the fantasy genre of literature. Presented in this volume is the

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"The Saga of the Volsungs" is one of the truly great Icelandic sagas. Composed sometime in the twelfth or thirteenth century by an unknown author, it is the story of Sigurd the dragon-slayer. Filled with elements of Norse mythology and great human drama, "The Saga of the Volsungs" has greatly influenced the fantasy genre of literature. Presented in this volume is the translation of Eiríkr Magnússon and William Morris.

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ISBN-13:
9781596255593
Publisher:
Neeland Media LLC
Publication date:
01/01/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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Jesse L. Byock (translator) is Professor of Old Norse and Medieval Scandinavian at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is also a member of the Institute of Archaeology.

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