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A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world’s greatest literary treasures–as epic as Homer, as deep in tragedy as Sophocles, as engagingly human as Shakespeare. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled Iceland and of their descendants, who…

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The Sagas Of The Icelanders


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Author by : Jane Smilely
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2000
Publisher by : Penguin

Presents a collection of Viking "sagas" to commemorate the adventures of the people who first settled Iceland,

Comic Sagas And Tales From Iceland


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-03-07
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Comic Sagas and Tales brings together the very finest Icelandic stories from the thirteenth to the fifteenth c

Hrafnkel S Saga And Other Icelandic Stories


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2005-03-31
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Written around the thirteenth century AD by Icelandic monks, the seven tales collected here offer a combinatio

The Saga Of Grettir The Strong


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2005-05-26
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Composed at the end of the fourteenth century by an unknown author, The Saga of Grettir the Strong is one of t

Seven Viking Romances


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Author by : none
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2005-05-26
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Combining traditional myth, oral history and re-worked European legend to depict an ancient realm of heroism a

The Cambridge Introduction To The Old Norse Icelandic Saga


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Author by : Margaret Clunies Ross
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-10-28
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press

The medieval Norse-Icelandic saga is one of the most important European vernacular literary genres of the Midd

Icelanders In The Viking Age


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Author by : William R. Short
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2016-05-06
Publisher by : McFarland

The Sagas of Icelanders are enduring stories from Viking-age Iceland filled with love and romance, battles and

Njal S Saga


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1997-06-12
Publisher by : Wordsworth Editions

Proclaimed as one of the finest Icelandic sagas, this text was written in about 1280 and refers to events a co

The Saga Of The Volsungs


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-06-19
Publisher by : Univ of California Press

The Saga of the Volsungs is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner, who drew heav

Iceland


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Author by : David Roberts
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1998
Publisher by : Villard Books

Photographs exploring the grandeur of Iceland's remarkable geography accompany tales of real-life heroes and s

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