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by Gudbrand Vigfusson

  • ISBN: 1120629268
  • Author: Gudbrand Vigfusson
  • ePub ver: 1668 kb
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  • Rating: 4.6 of 5
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 528
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (November 21, 2009)
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  • Category: Fiction
  • Subcategory: Literary
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Magnús saga lengri (the "Longer Saga of Magnus") contains additions to the original by a "Master Rodbert" dated to the period 1136–70. Vigfusson, Gudbrand (1887). Orkneyinga saga, and Magnus saga, with appendices. Of the three texts Vigfusson (1887) considers the shorter saga to be the "best authority", noting that it is "of ecclesiastical origin" and "composed with pious intent" rather than to "satisfy a love of good tales". As is commonly the case for medieval saints' tales a short book of miracles is appended to both the shorter and longer lives, although they contain. somewhat different material.

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by Guðbrandur Vigfússon (Author), Sir George Webbe Dasent (Creator). Once past the voluminous prefaces, it is a very good book, but the standard of reproduction of the reprint can make it difficult to read, especially Old Norse accents and endings, so essential to the grammar and sense. But overall I would recommend this book to anyone with a good dictionary to hand.

Orkneyinga Saga And Magnu. has been added to your Cart. This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact.

This four-volume set of Icelandic sagas with English translations was prepared between 1887 and 1894 by the celebrated .

This four-volume set of Icelandic sagas with English translations was prepared between 1887 and 1894 by the celebrated Icelandic scholar Gudbrand Vigfusson (1827-89) and the foremost translator of the day, Sir George Webbe Dasent (1817-96).

Orkneyinga saga and Magnus saga, with appendices, ed. Gudbrand Vigfusson and Sir George Dasent, The Rolls Series Icelandic Sagas vol. 1, 1887, p. xvi: "The Tale of Heming. Grimm, p. 381 – writing tablet.

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