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Heimskringla

Snorri Sturluson

Heimskringla

the Olaf sagas

by Snorri Sturluson

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSnorre Sturlason ; [translatedby Samuel Laing; introduction and notes by John Beveridge].
SeriesEveryman"s library -- 717
ContributionsLaing, Samuel., Beveridge, John.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13760300M

When sitting among his friends his countenance was so beautiful and dignified, that the spirits of all were exhilarated by it, but when he was in war he appeared dreadful to his foes. The bull turned round suddenly, and the king struck him with his spear; but it tore itself out of the wound. Odin was burnt, and at his pile there was great splendour. Ottar replied, that the Swedes had never paid scatt to the Danes, neither would he; and the messengers had to depart with this answer.

His foster-brother Gautvid came up, led him to his foster-father Svipdag the Blind, and told him how ill it appeared that he was weaker and less manly than Alf, King Yngvar's son. He was powerful, and lucky in seasons and in holding the peace. King Ingjald had two children by his wife -- the eldest called Aasa, the other Olaf. Warrior Poet : Harald Hardrada likes to compose poetry. There was great hostility afterwards between King Ingjald and King Granmar, and his son-in-law King Hjorvard; and after this had continued a long time the friends of both parties brought about a reconciliation. Odin placed Njord and Frey as priests of the sacrifices, and they became Diar of the Asaland people.

Hero of Another Story : Hrolf the Walker is outlawed by Harald Finehair for pillaging in Norway, and thus sets sail to fight in France, where he becomes Rollo, the founder of Normandie. Soon after King Gudrod hove down his ships into the water, and proceeded with a great force in them to Agder. Since that time it is called On's sickness when a man dies, without pain, of extreme old age. He immediately landed, and came altogether unexpectedly at night to King Harald's house. The next day, when King Granmar and Hjorvard met, Hjorvard spoke of his courtship, and asked to have Hildigunn in marriage. Oh, Crap!


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Heimskringla book

Then King Hake penetrated within the shield-circle around King Hugleik, and killed him and two of his sons Heimskringla book it.

These were called Berserker. Ingjald returned to Upsal, very ill-satisfied with his expedition; and he thought the army levied from those countries he had acquired by conquest had been unfaithful to him.

As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Domald took the heritage after his father Visbur, and ruled over the land. Vatt and Faste were the names of the earls whom Frode had appointed to defend the country in Denmark while he was abroad.

Now came Ole the Bold, a son of King Fridleif, with his army to Sweden, against King On, and they had several battles with each other; but Ole was always the victor. Egil and Tunne had eight battles with each other, and Tunne always gained the victory.

Olaf Tree-feller's mother was called Gauthild, and her mother was Alov, daughter of Olaf the Sharp-sighted, king in Nerike. The bull turned round suddenly, and the king struck him with his spear; but it tore itself out of the wound. Editions and translations[ edit ] History of translations[ edit ] By the midth century, the Old Norse language was unintelligible to Norwegian, Swedish or Danish readers.

So says Thjodolf: -- "I have asked wise men to tell Where Domar rests, and they knew well. Hake and Hagbard were two brothers, very celebrated as sea-kings, who had a great force of men-at-arms.

The translation of Heimskringla can be read online: here. King Agne was buried upon the spot, which was afterwards called Agnefet; and it lies on the east side of the Tauren, and west of Stoksund. During his editorship, he had strengthened Icelandic cultural groups in Winnipeg, taking part in many events.

So says Thjodolf: -- "Halfdan, esteemed by friends and foes, Receives at last life's deep repose: The aged man at last, though late, Yielded in Toten to stern fate.

Yngvar had two sons by his wife -- the one called Alf, the other Agnar -- who were about the same age as Ingjald. King Eystein Magnusson is also a really nice guy.

The sources he used were varied, but he relied heavily on the poems of the early skalds court poetswhich Snorri understood better than any scholar of his age. They dug up the treasures which Tunne had concealed, and he gave them to his men, and was made their chief. Halfdan and Aasa had two sons, Eystein and Gudrod.

Svipdag the Blind, Ingjald's foster-father, together with his sons, Gautvid and Hylvid, fell. While he was thus lying in Oddesund with his people, King Gylog of Halogaland, a son of King Gudlog, of whom mention is made before, came up with a great force, and gave battle to Jorund.

Then, there's Harald Hardrada's mail armor called This solo is Volume of The Saga Library by the same translators and is all three volumes of the Heimskringla which are volumes 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Saga Library.The Paperback of the Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson at Barnes & Noble.

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Sep 28,  · Heimskringla. The Chronicle of The Kings of Norway c |words. Scandinavia. Buy relevant books. The "Heimskringla" of Snorri Sturlason is a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D. to the year A.D. Chapter I - The Ynglinga Saga Or The Story Of The Yngling Family From Odin To.

Heimskringla is a collection of sagas about the Norwegian kings, beginning with the saga of the legendary Swedish dynasty of the Ynglings, followed by accounts of historical Norwegian rulers from Harald Fairhair of the 9th century up to the death of the pretender Eystein Meyla in Snorri Sturluson (also spelled Snorre Sturlason) was an Icelandic historian, poet and sylvaindez.com 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 Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language, and the Háttatal, a list of verse /5.

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