Seven Norse Sagas

Seven Norse Sagas

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This collection includes seven Norse sagas, Scandinavian and Icelandic tales of the Viking age which tell of voyages of discovery, epic battles, fell creatures, magic, kings, and heroes. While embellished and possessing supernatural elements, many of the Sagas have their origins in historical events. The Saga of Eirik the Red, for example, describes the Icelandic

Overview

This collection includes seven Norse sagas, Scandinavian and Icelandic tales of the Viking age which tell of voyages of discovery, epic battles, fell creatures, magic, kings, and heroes. While embellished and possessing supernatural elements, many of the Sagas have their origins in historical events. The Saga of Eirik the Red, for example, describes the Icelandic outlaw's discovery and subsequent colonization of Greenland in 986.

• Eirik the Red’s Saga
• Fridthjof's Saga
• Laxdæla Saga
• Njal's Saga
• The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald Haardraade
• Saga of Halfred the Sigskald
• The Saga of Grettir the Strong

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014624145
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
06/22/2012
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

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