Snorri Sturluson (c. 1179-1241) was an Icelandic poet, historian, and lawspeaker of the Althing. Born to a wealthy and powerful family, Snorri inherited a significant amount of property and became known as a poet. In 1215 he was elected lawspeaker of the Althing, the Icelandic parliament, and office he held twice for a number of years. He journeyed to Norway twice, becoming a friend and jarl of king Hakon.
The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturlusonby Snorri Sturluson
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The PROSE EDDA is a collection of Norse mythology and epic poetry written by Snorri Sturluson, the author of the HEIMSKRINGLA. The PROSE EDDA consists of the Gylfaginning ("the fooling of Gylfi"), a collection of Norse mythology, and the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language used by Norse poets. This ebook is DRM free and includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.
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