The Prose Edda: Norse Mythology

Snorri Sturluson (Author) Rasmus B. Anderson (Translator)
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"The Prose Edda", or "Younger Edda", is a classic collection of Norse myths of the Icelandic people. Widely considered as compiled by Icelandic scholar and historian Snorri Sturluson around the year 1220, "The Prose Edda" contains a euhemerized Prologue followed by three tales: the 'Gylfaginning', the story of the creation and destruction of the world of the Norse gods; the 'Skáldskaparmál', consists of a dialogue between Ægir, a god associated with the sea, and Bragi, a skaldic god; and the 'Háttatal', a collection of Old Norse poetry including original compositions by Snorri Sturluson. This classic collection of Old Norse myths is one of the most important of the Icelandic eddas and a must read for fans and scholars of Norse mythology.

Product Details

Price
$8.99
Publisher
Digireads.com
Publish Date
January 21, 2010
Pages
136
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.32 inches | 0.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781420934601

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