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Elder Edda: a selection.

Elder Edda: a selection.

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old Norse poetry -- Translations into English.,
  • Eddas -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 34-35.

    StatementTranslated from the Icelandic by Paul B. Taylor & W. H. Auden. Introd. by Peter H. Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Notes by Peter H. Salus.
    ContributionsTaylor, Paul Beekman, 1930- tr., Auden, W. H. 1907-1973, tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7234.E5 T3 1970b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p.
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5691310M
    LC Control Number70020865

    the poetic edda the elder edda Download the poetic edda the elder edda or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the poetic edda the elder edda book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The poems of the Poetic Edda form the most complete and authentic body of surviving pre-Christian Germanic religious and magical lore. The mythological poems of the Elder Edda hold the keys to the understanding and practice of the pre-Christian religion of the Germanic peoples. This book enables the reader to fathom the.

    There's also a few places where I feel the translation does not flow right. However, this is the most complete translation of the Elder Edda I have and the poetry is difficult, so the editing can be helpful. For a source though, the editing makes it less attractive. Overall, I would recommend this book/5(4). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "The poetic Edda" See other formats.

    The Elder Edda is not a single continuous narrative, but a collection of poems, most of which are preserved in the Konungsbók, or Codex Regius (King's Book), copied in Iceland about A.D. The poems are the work of many poets. Their language suggests that they were composed between and A.D. and first written down between and A.D. 'Once again, Larrington has stepped up to the plate, with her co-editors Judy Quinn and Brittany Schorn, to provide this very welcome compendium of scholarly commentary, not on the whole of the mythology, but on the medieval Icelandic poetry in which it is recorded - poetry of the kind that was used by Snorri as the basis for his first in the line of many prose retellings .


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Very good hardcover copy of "The Elder Edda, A Selection" translated from the Icelandic by Paul B. Taylor and W. Auden with an introduction by Peter H. Salus and Paul B. Taylor. Salus also contributed notes. 1st edition with an original price of $ on a toned dust jacket.

Two scrapes through the front panel of the jacket and onto the front cover. Get this from a library. The Elder Edda: a selection. [Paul Beekman Taylor; W H Auden;] -- Icelandic poems on cosmology, mythology and the stories of Norse heroes.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The Elder Edda: a selection by Taylor, Paul Beekman, tr; Auden, W. (Wystan Hugh),tr. Publication date Topics Old Norse poetry, Eddas PublisherPages:   The Elder Edda is a series of poems, also known as the Codex Regius, which were collected nearly a thousand years ago in Iceland.

This edition contains all of the Mythological and Heroic poems as well as some additional, related eddas which were not originally part of the Codex s: The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage.

Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore, embodying both the ethical views and the cultural life of the North during the late heathen and early Christian times/5().

THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND. PREFACE. Sæmund, son of Sigfus, the reputed collector of the poems bearing his name, which is sometimes also called the Elder, and the Poetic, Edda, was of a highly distinguished family, being descended in a direct line from King Harald Hildetonn.

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The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore, embodying both the ethical views and the cultural life of the North during the late heathen and.

Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse anonymous poems, which is different from the Edda written by Snorri l versions exist, all primarily of text from the Icelandic medieval manuscript known as the Codex Regius, which contains 31 poems.

The Codex Regius is arguably the most important extant source on Norse mythology. About this Item:United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. First passed down orally through innumerable generations of minstrels before the presence of Christianity in Scandinavia, and written down eventually by unknown poets, "The Poetic Edda" is a collection of mythological and heroic Old Norse poems.

Edda, body of ancient Icelandic literature contained in two 13th-century books commonly distinguished as the Prose, or Younger, Edda and the Poetic, or Elder, Edda. It is the fullest and most detailed source for modern knowledge of Germanic mythology. The Prose Edda. The Prose Edda was written by the Icelandic chieftain, poet, and historian Snorri Sturluson, probably in.

Buy this Book at The Poetic Edda translated by Henry Adams Bellows [] Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] The Poetic Eddas are the oral literature of Iceland, which were finally written down from to C.E. The Eddas are a primary source for our knowledge of ancient Norse pagan beliefs.

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"The Elder Edda: A book of Viking Lore", is a very enjoyable modern update of the Elder Edda. While Professor Orchard's translation does not provide any grandiose revelations or changes to the Elder Edda it does provide a very readable, (in the modern sense), and affordable update of these fantastic windows into pre-Christian Germanic life and Reviews: : Elder Edda () by Taylor, Paul B.; Auden, W.

H. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). sister projects: Wikipedia article, Wikidata item.; Also known as the Sæmundar Edda, or the Elder Edda, is a collection of Old Norse poems primarily preserved in the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript Codex with Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda is the most important extant source on Norse mythology and Germanic heroic legends.