Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through. Heimskringla is the best known of the Old Norse kings’ sagas. It was written in Old Norse in Heimskringla is a collection of sagas about Swedish and Norwegian kings, beginning with the saga of the legendary Swedish dynasty of the. Find great deals for Heimskringla: History of the Kings of Norway by Snorri Sturluson (, Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!.
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About this product Synopsis “[Snorri Sturluson] speaks–as almost no other historian ever has spoken–with the authority of a man whose masterful skills would have made him one of the formidable, foremost in any of the events he records. So he saturates even remotely past happenings with a gripping first-hand quality. Hollander’ translation is very good, fresh on every page. Wherever you open the book, the life grips you and you read on. Once found in most homes and schools and still regarded as a national treasure,Heimskringlainfluenced the thinking and literary style of Scandinavia over several centuries.
Tells how the scions of the mythical gods and their descendants, the Swedish kings, colonised and subdued Norway, shire by shire, until King Harald Fairhair united the whole realm. This book reflects the attitude of Norway, torn by bloody feuds.
Reviews “Snorri Sturluson speaks – as almost no other historian ever has spoken – with the authority of a man whose masterful skills would have made him one of the formidable, foremost in any of the events he records.
So he saturates even remotley past happenings with oof gripping first-hand quality.
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Hollander’s translation is very good, fresh on every page. Where ever you open the book.
The life grips you and you read on” Ted Hughes, New York Review of Books Among the many contibutions to world literature that ancient Iceland has given us, Heimskringla stands out as one of the truly monumental works. Among medieval European histories in the vernacular it has no equal. So he saturates even remotely past happenings with a gripping first-hand quality Hollander’s translation is very good, fresh on every page Wherever you open the book, the life grips you and you read on Show More Show Less.
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