Poetry from the Kings' Sagas 2: From C. 1035 to C. 1300 (Hardcover)

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Poetry from the Kings' Sagas 2: From C. 1035 to C. 1300 (Hardcover)

By Kari Ellen Gade (Editor)

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Volumes 1 and 2 in the SKALD series present the large and important body of skaldic poetry preserved in sagas about the kings of Norway and other Scandinavian rulers. Vol. 2 contains poetry composed during the period c. 1035-1300, from the beginning of the reign of Magnus Olafsson (d. 1047) to the reign of Magnus Hakonarson (d. 1280). The poetry commemorates events that took place on Scandinavian soil and on the Continent, as well as in England, Ireland, Scotland, the Orkneys, Russia, Africa, and Byzantium.
Product Details ISBN: 9782503518978
ISBN-10: 2503518974
Publisher: Brepols Publishers
Publication Date: June 30th, 2009
Pages: 916
Language: English
Series: Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages