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The prose or younger Edda

Snorri Sturluson

The prose or younger Edda

by Snorri Sturluson

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Published by Norstedt and Sons in Stockholm .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcommonly ascribed to Snorri Sturluson ; translated from the Old Norse by George Webbe Dasent.
ContributionsDasent, George Webbe, Sir.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,115p. ;
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14567664M

He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning ("the fooling of Gylfi"), a narrative of Norse mythology, the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language, and the Háttatal, a list of verse forms/5(2). The Prose Edda of Snorri Sturlson Translated by Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur [] The Prose Edda is a text on Old Norse Poetics, written about by the Norwegian poet and politican Snorri Sturlson, who also wrote the Heimskringla. The Prose Edda contains a wide variety of lore which a Skald (poet) of the time would need to know. The text is of.

One of the two books referred to as Eddas, the Prose Edda is a poetic manual composed by Snorri Sturluson in c. CE in book was first known as Edda, then as Snorra Edda (Snorri's Edda), and finally as Prose Edda to distinguish it from the Poetic name Edda has often been taken to mean "great-grandmother", but this interpretation is considered outdated; state of the art. The first translation of the Prose Edda was published at Copenhagen in , when the complete text appeared, with Latin and Danish interpretation. This was entitled Edda islandorum an. Chr. islandice conscripta per Snorronem Sturlæ, nunc prinium islandice, danice, et latine ex antiquis codicibus in lucem prodit opera p. J. Resenii. The.

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He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning ("the fooling of Gylfi"), a narrative of Norse mythology, the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language, and the Háttatal, a list of verse forms/5.

The Younger Edda is a collection of poetic folklore, myths and legends from Medieval Norse society dating to the early 13th century. It is considered a great work of ancient Nordic literature. The Edda is thought to have been compiled and put into multiple copies under the auspices of historian Snorri Sturluson in around /5(59).

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by: This is followed by three distinct books: Gylfaginning (consisting of aro words), Skáldskaparmál (aro words) and Háttatal (aro words). It was originally referred to as simply Edda, but was later titled the Younger Edda (or Prose Edda) to distinguish it from the Elder Edda (or Poetic Edda).

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He was the best-known writer of the saga, author of the PROSE EDDA, which was written as a textbook for young poets who wished to praise kings, and HEIMSKRINGLA, a history of the kings of Norway, the most important prose collection in Old Norse literature.4/5(11). division of Edda.

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The book has been awarded with, and many others. Snorre Sturlason was an Icelandic historian, poet and politician He was twice elected lawspeaker at the Icelandic parliament, the Althing He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning the fooling of Gylfi, a narrative of Norse mythology, the Sk ldskaparm l, a book of poetic language, and the H ttatal, a list of verse forms He was also the author of the.

Gylfaginning, or the Tricking of Gylfi, is the first part of Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda. The Gylfaginning deals with the creation and destruction of the world of the Norse gods, and many other aspects of Norse mythology. The second part of the Prose Edda is.

The Prose Edda of SNORRI STURLUSON: Tales from Norse Mythology. Translated from Icelandic by Jean I. Young. University of California Press. pages. Unless stated otherwise, our books will contain signs of wear and age which is normal within this Rating: % positive. Prose Edda Snorri Sturluson, Rasmus B.

Anderson (Translator). Publisher: BertaBooks 0 1 0 Summary The Prose Edda, also known as the Younger Edda, Snorri's Edda (Icelandic: Snorra Edda) or simply Edda, is an Old Norse work of literature written in Iceland in the early 13th century.

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The work is often assumed to have been written, or at least compiled, by the Icelandic scholar, lawspeaker, and historian Snorri Sturluson c. 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. It also preserves the oral memory of heroes, warrior kings 4/5(12).

Three years old, he came to the house of the distinguished chief, Jon Loptsson, at Odde, a grandson of Sæmund the Wise, the reputed collector of the Elder Edda, where he appears to have remained until Jon Loptsson's death, in the year.

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AN ENGLISH VERSION OF THE FOREWARD THE FOOLING OF GYLFE, THE AFTERWORD BRAGE'S TALK, THE AFTERWORD TO BRAGE'S TALK, AND THE IMPORTANT PASSAGES IN THE POETICAL DICTION (SKALDSKAPARMAL) WITH AN INTRODUCTION, NOTES, VOCABULARY, AND the poems quoted in the Younger Edda have in this edition been traced back to their sources in the Elder Edda .