The Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson

The Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson

by Snorri Sturluson

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BN ID: 2940013813359
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 12/07/2011
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 773,337
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

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.

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