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Laxdale saga

Laxdale saga

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Published by Dent, Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementtranslated by Muriel Press ; edited with an introd. and index by Peter Foote.
SeriesEveryman"s library ; 597, Everyman"s library ; 597
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 309 p. :
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16424544M

The Saga of Cormac the Skald or Kormáks Saga Translated by Collingwood & Stefansson [] The Laxdale Saga or Laxdæla Saga Translated by Muriel A. C. Press [] The Story of Thórðr Hreða or Þórðar Saga Hreðu Translated by John Coles [] The Saga of Viga-Glum or Víga-Glúms Saga Translated by Edmund Head []. To the reader, the main plot line may seem a bit worn and old. In some ways, the Laxdaela Saga has a story line a bit like a soap opera, a Days of Our Lives. Two cousins, best of friends, feud because of the subtle jealousy of a woman who pits them .

ISSN: Printed by Short Run Press Limited, Exeter VIKING SOCIETY FOR NORTHERN RESEARCH OFFICERS – President Judy Quinn, B.A., Ph.D., University of File Size: 1MB. Written around by an unknown author, the Laxdaela Sagais an extraordinary tale of conflicting kinships and passionate love, and one of the most compelling works of Icelandic ng years in the lives of the inhabitants of the community of Laxriverdale, the saga focuses primarily upon the story of Gudrun Osvif's-daughter- a proud, beautiful, vain and 4/5(6).

Magazine offer Try Saga Magazine for just £3. Get your first 3 months of Saga Magazine for just £3 and enjoy access to Saga's membership programme, Possibilities. Laxdæla Saga: Translated from the Icelandic, trans. by Muriel A. C. Press (Gutenberg ebook) Laxdoela saga; (London, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Laxdœla saga, (Halle a S., M. Niemeyer, ), by Kr. Kålund (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Laxdoela saga, búið hefir til prentunar Benedikt Sveinsson.


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The saga of the people of Laxdale. Not the most thrilling saga - the plot is very complicated, involving the genealogy of several Icelandic clans - but it does have some excited elements of witchcraft, cursed swords, and the like. I re-read this in as ongoing research for the Laxdale saga book of Midhgardhur" campaign.4/5.

Laxdaela Saga (Penguin Classics) by Anonymous (Author), Magnus Magnusson (Translator), Hermann Palsson (Translator) & out of 5 stars 25 ratings.

ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. 5/5(25). The Laxdale Saga. translation into English by Muriel A.

Press from the original Icelandic 'Laxdæla saga'. Chapter 1 - Of Ketill Flatnose and his Descendants, 9th Century A.D. Ketill Flatnose was the name of a man.

He was the son of Bjorn the Ungartered. Ketill was a mighty and high-born chieftain (hersir) in Norway. Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. Laxd La Saga - The Laxdale Saga - With Map and Section Headings.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller   Book Description: "Laxdaela saga is the saga of the clan/family of Laxardalur.

It is one of the most important Icelanders' sagas, originally written in medieval Icelandic (a dialect of Old Norse); probably in western Iceland sometime around the year AD.5/5(1). SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Laxdaela Saga. The Laxdaela Saga is a family saga which belongs to the canon of Icelandic Sagas.

Laxdæla saga (Icelandic pronunciation: [ ˈsaːɣa] ()), also Laxdœla saga (Old Norse pronunciation [ˈlaksˌdøːla ˈsaɣa]), Laxdoela saga, Laxdaela saga or The Saga of the People of Laxárdalr, is one of the Icelanders' n in the 13th century, it tells of people in the Breiðafjörður area of Iceland from the late 9th century to the early 11th century.

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The first part of the saga, Chapterslays out all the necessary history, genealogical and cultural background needed for an intricate understanding of the setting, times and place of the characters.

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Covering years in the lives of the inhabitants of 5/5(17). Laxdaela Saga translated by Muriel A. Press In parentheses Publications Old Norse Series Cambridge, Ontario 1.

Of Ketill Flatnose and his Descendants, 9th Century A.D. Ketill Flatnose was the name of a man. He was the son of Bjorn the Ungartered.

Ketill was a mighty and high-born chieftain (hersir) inFile Size: KB. Looking for Laxdale Saga. Find out information about Laxdale Saga. medieval account of two Icelandic families and their feud. See: Epic Explanation of Laxdale Saga. LAXDALE SAGA (THE LAXDAELA SAGA) tr.

by Muriel Press The Temple Classics, London [] Formatted atJuly Based on an etext prepared by Douglas B. Killings at the Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL release 32).

This text is in the public domain in the US because it was published prior to January 1st, Read "Laxdaela Saga" by Anonymous available from Rakuten Kobo. As in the case with many other Icelanders' sagas, the author of Laxdaela is unknown, but believed to.

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