The Prose Edda
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Published by The American-Scandinavian Foundation in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mythology, Norse,
  • Scalds and scaldic poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translations of the prose Edda: p. xix-xxi.

Statementby Snorri Sturluson, translated from the Icelandic, with an introduction, by Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur.
SeriesScandinavian classics -- vol. v
ContributionsSnorri Sturluson, 1179?-1241., Brodeur, Arthur Gilchrist, 1888- , tr.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 266 p.
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23340541M

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The Prose Edda book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 'What was the beginning, or how did things start? What was there /5. May 22,  · The Prose Edda is the most renowned of all works of Scandinavian literature and our most extensive source for Norse mythology. Written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, it tells ancient stories of the Norse creation epic and recounts the battles that follow as gods, giants, dwarves and elves struggle for survival/5. A similar combination of scholarly and imaginative talent is seen in The Prose Edda (c). Intended to be a handbook in skaldic poetry, it preserves invaluable mythological tales that were on the verge of being forgotten even in Sturluson's time. A large part of what we 4/5(11). Free download or read online The Prose Edda pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Snorri Sturluson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, history story are,. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5.

The Poetic Edda, also known as Sæmundar Edda or the Elder Edda, is a collection of Old Norse poems from the Icelandic medieval manuscript Codex Regius ("Royal Book"). Along with the Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda is the most expansive source on Norse mythology. Jun 30,  · Synopsis The Prose Edda is the most renowned of all works of Scandinavian literature and our most extensive source for Norse mythology. Written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, it tells ancient stories of the Norse creation epic and recounts the battles that follow as /5(69). The Prose Edda is the most renowned of all works of Scandinavian literature and our most extensive source for Norse mythology. Written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, it tells ancient stories of the Norse creation epic and recounts the battles that follow as gods, giants, dwarves and elves struggle for survival. The Poetic and Prose Eddas are ancient Norse texts containing information about the origins of the universe according to Norse sinoppazari.comly, you can check out the myth right here at Shmoop, but we'll give you a quick summary anyway: Odin and his brothers, Vili and Ve slay the giant Ymir and use his blood and bones to fashion the world and its inhabitants.

Aug 01,  · This is an excellent translation of Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda. The text is very easy to read; it doesn't seem translated in the least. A big plus is the fact that the book contains both the original names of characters in old Icelandic, and a translation in English/5(5). THE PROSE EDDA PREFACE 3. name. The god of gods comes to the asas. He comes to the great judgment and gathers all the good into Gimle to dwell there forever, and evermore delights enjoy; but the perjurers and murderers and adulterers he sends. May 22,  · Translations are very scarce and typically come from only a couple sources. There are satisfactory translations in Norwegian and Swedish — probably more so than in English. For the Prose Edda, these two English translations are equally acceptable. Sep 21,  · The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson, ?; Brodeur, Arthur Gilchrist, tr. Publication date Topics americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English Volume 5. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by.