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!Heimskringla!

or, The stoned angels.

by Foster, Paul

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Published by Calder & Boyars in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPlayscript, 39
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.O77 H4 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4688360M
ISBN 100714507377
LC Control Number77584333
OCLC/WorldCa158583

  "Heimskringla" from Snorri Sturluson. Icelandic historian, poet, and politician ().Author: Snorri Sturluson. viii heimskringla time and lagði mikinn hug á að láta rita sögubækr eftir bókum þeim, er Snorri setti saman ‘was very keen on having saga books copied from the books that Snorri had put together’; sögubækr can plausibly be interpreted as meaning ‘books of history’ (Sturlunga saga , I ).File Size: 1MB.

Heimskringla; Lives/Saga of the Norse Kings — First published in Subjects Accessible book, Discovery and exploration, Early works to , History, Norse, Northmen, Old Norse literature, Sagas, Sources, Teutonic race, Translations into EnglishCited by: Heimskringla. Snorri (Sturluson), Snorri Sturluson. Ignore the rather suspect black gothic text against a red background - this is an interesting book. So far, the first bit, "The Saga of the Ynglings" consists of along series of basically crap kings Read full review.4/5(2).

Heimskringla - Snorri Sturluson - Book - SeeBookMarket Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint. Editions for Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Cited by:


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!Heimskringla! by Foster, Paul Download PDF EPUB FB2

Being Snorri's own tales of the Kings of Norway, the book is composed of many short passages detailing the histories of various kings. Being essentially !Heimskringla! book transcription of minstrelsy related to these kings, the text is narrative, and often has bits of poetry thrown in. The footnotes, editing and translation were all excellently done/5(35).

Being Snorri's own tales of the Kings of Norway, the book is composed of many short passages detailing the histories of various kings. Being essentially a transcription of minstrelsy related to these kings, the text is narrative, and often has bits of poetry thrown in.

The footnotes, editing and translation were all excellently by:   On the first element, Heimskringla is is of enormous importance in both mythological and historical studies relating to Viking and Medieval Scandinavia. Snorri's account begins with a mythological account of the gods euhemerized (as in Edda) in the Ynglinga Saga, and then goes through the history of the kings of Norway starting with Harald Cited by: 9.

The Heimskringla is a must read for any one interested in Norse history and r this is a large body of work comprising the lives of the Norse rulers and it is not for the light hearted and in my opinion you must have more than a passing interest in Norse history to a) fully commit to this book and b) fully appreciate its contents/5.

Heimskringla is a collection of sagas, each one named after the dominant figure or figures, typically kings. These sagas are poised somewhere between history and historical fiction.

They embody popular tradition, explanations of praise poems (many of which are quoted extensively) and whatever the author thought made a good story/5(30). "Among the many contibutions to world literature that ancient Iceland has given us, Heimskringla stands out as one of the truly monumental works.

!Heimskringla! book Among medieval European histories in the vernacular it has no equal." (Modern Philology)/5(34). King Harald's Saga: Harald Hardradi of Norway: From Snorri Sturluson's Heimskringla (Penguin Classics) by Sturluson, Snorri and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Heimskringla, Volume 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated f /5. Contents of this online book (+ / -) The full text of the Heimskringla in English is available here and publically accesible (free to read online).

Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index:Author: Snorri Sturlson. The "Heimskringla" of Snorri Sturlason is a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D.

to the year A.D. The Sagas covered in this work are the following: 1. Halfdan the Black Saga 2. Heimskringla is a collection of sagas about the Norwegian kings, beginning with the saga of the legendary Swedish dynasty of the Ynglings, followed by accounts of historical Norwegian rulers from Harald Fairhair of the 9th century up to the death of the pretender Eystein Meyla in Heimskringla; Or, the Chronicle of the Kings of Norway, Volume II book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Snorre Sturleson (/5. Heimskringla the Olaf-Sage by Sturlason S and a great selection of related books, art and Journey to the Centre of the Earth begins is a book highly recommended to read.

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to the year A.D. Heimskringla consists of several sagas, often thought of as falling into three groups, giving the overall work the character of a triptych. The saga narrates the contests of the kings, the. Synopsis Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Snorri Sturluson tells us how scions of those descendants, the Swedish kings, colonised and subdued Norway, shire by shire, until King Harald Fairhair united the whole s: Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's 4/5(2).

By these translations Heimskringla became a "folk-book" such as few nations possess. Certainly, no other work, the Bible excepted, has exerted such broad and pervasive influence on Scandinavian life, literature, the arts.

In Norway especially it has been a source of inspiration and strength in times of national stress as well as in those of. Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron : University of Texas Press.

Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint. Once found in most homes and schools and still regarded as a national treasure, Heimskringla influenced the thinking and literary style of Scandinavia over several centuries.4/5(2).

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). Heimskringla is a massive medieval history book, recounting the lives of the kings of Norway from the days when the Aesir dwelt among men to AD.

It was written c. AD in Iceland, purportedly by the most famous medieval Icelandic author, Snorri Sturluson. Heimskringla, or The Lives of the Norse Kings. By Sunnier Sturlason, Erling Monsen, A. H. Smith. Dover Publications, Inc. One of the most prolific and successful book illustrators of the late nineteenth century, he provided a wealth of View Product [ x ] : Dover Publications.ascribed to Snorri is the Heimskringla (“Orb of the World”), a history of the kings of Norway from the beginning to the midth century.

The first section of this book, the “Ynglinga saga,” is of particular interest, for in it, Snorri described the descent of the kings of Norway from.