Elder Edda A Book of Viking Lore

ISBN-10: 0140435859
ISBN-13: 9780140435856
Edition: 2010
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Description: The Elder Edda contains the poems that Snorri quotes in his Prose Edda - poems that predate the Old Norse poems primarily preserved in the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript 'Codex Regius'. The poems detail Norse mythology and Germanic heroic legends -  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/26/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 388
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

The Elder Edda contains the poems that Snorri quotes in his Prose Edda - poems that predate the Old Norse poems primarily preserved in the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript 'Codex Regius'. The poems detail Norse mythology and Germanic heroic legends - brought to life in a translation by Andrew Orchard.

Acknowledgements
Chronology
Introduction
Further Reading
A Note on Spelling, Pronunciation and Translation
The Elder Edda
The Mythological Poems of the Codex Regius
V�lusp�: The prophecy of the seeress
H�vam�l: The lay of the High One
Vafthr�dnism�l: The lay of Vafthr�dnir
Gr�mnism�l: The lay of Gr�mnir
F�r Sk�rnis: Sk�rnir's journey
H�rbardsli�d: Grey-beard's poem
Hymiskvida: The song of Hymir
Lokasenna: Loki's home-truths
Thrymskvida: The song of Thrym
V�lundarkvida: The song of V�lund
Alv�ssm�l: The lay of All-wise
The Heroic Poems of the Codex Regius
Helgakvida Hundingsbana in fyrri: The first song of Helgi, the slayer of Hunding
Helgakvida Hj�rvardssonar: The song of Helgi Hj�rvardsson
Helgakvida Hundingsbana �nnur: The second song of Helgi, the slayer of Hunding
Fr� dauda Sinfj�tla: About Sinfj�tli's death
Gr�pissp�:Gr�pir's prophecy
Reginsm�l: Regin's lay
F�fnism�l: F�fnir's lay
Sigrdrifum�l; Sigrdr�fa's lay
Brot af Sigurdarkvidu: A fragment of the song of Sigurd
Gudr�tnarkvida in fyrsta: The first song of Gudr�n
Sigurdarkvida in skamma: The short song of Sigurd
Helreid Brynhildar: Brynhild's Hel-ride
Dr�p Niflunga: The killing of the Niflungs
Gudr�narkvida in forna: The ancient song of Gudr�n
Gudr�narkvida in thridja: The third song of Gudr�n
Oddr�nargr�tr: Oddr�n's lament
Atlakvida: Atli's song
Atlam�l in groenlenzku: The Greenlandic lay of Atli
Gudr�narhv�t: Gudr�n's inciting
Hamdism�l: Hamdir's lay
Appendix Some Eddie Poems Not Contained in the Codex Regius
R�gsthula: R�g's list
Baldrs draumar: Baldr's dreams
Hyndlulj�d: Hyndla's poem
Grottas�ngr: Grotti's chanting
Abbreviations of Texts in the Notes and Index
Notes
Index of Names

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