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Beowulf, an Introduction to the Study of the Poem With a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn By R. W. Chambers
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Chamber's introduction to Beowulf is the most comprehensive study of the whole problem of this remarkable Anglo-Saxon manuscript. The original edition, published in 1921, began with a summary of the... More > views held by previous writers on historical and non-historical elements in the poem, its date, origin and structure; this was followed by a collection of the Latin and Scandinavian documents furnishing parallels for various episodes and a detailed discussion of the Fight at Finnsberg and the relation of the Finn-episode in Beowulf and the relevance of archaeological finds. The second edition provided a supplement on work up to 1930 and an additional bibliography. This third edition, similarly, accounts for scholarship and publications since 1930. The Sutton Hoo discoveries of 1939, in particular, have made additions necessary. The original text remains unaltered since no major change of emphasis or interpretation is needed; but Professor Wrenn's new supplement and bibliography brings the book up to date.< Less
Come Back to Småland in Sweden By Dianne Carlson Cook
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Letters, documents, photographs, and histories from Sweden illuminate the historical scrapbook reaching back to Viking times – to rune stones, Odin, and the Old Norse gods. The history... More > continues through Catholic times and Reformation. Chapters touch on Linnaeus, the flower king, Queen Christina, Joe Hill, Greta Garbo, royalty, peasantry, the highborn and low, wars, loss of glory at Poltava, crop failures, and the mass emigration in the 1800s. Lines from folktales, literature, and songs evoke feelings and color details from old genealogical documents interlaced with recipes, cures, prayers, fragments of conversations, newspaper reports, and other resources pouring from Småland, California, Wyoming, and Nebraska, documented with references, illustrated with archival photographs from Sandsjö Hembygdsförening Archive http://sandsjohembygdsforening.se.< Less
Come Back to Småland in Sweden By Dianne Carlson Cook
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Letters, documents, photographs, and histories from Sweden illuminate the historical scrapbook reaching back to Viking times – to rune stones, Odin, and the Old Norse gods. The history... More > continues through Catholic times and Reformation. Chapters touch on Linnaeus, the flower king, Queen Christina, Joe Hill, Greta Garbo, royalty, peasantry, the highborn and low, wars, loss of glory at Poltava, crop failures, and the mass emigration in the 1800s. Lines from folktales, literature, and songs evoke feelings and color details from old genealogical documents interlaced with recipes, cures, prayers, fragments of conversations, newspaper reports, and other resources pouring from Småland, California, Wyoming, and Nebraska, documented with references, illustrated with archival photographs from Sandsjö Hembygdsförening Archive http://sandsjohembygdsforening.se.< Less
Saga Six Pack 6 By Various Artists
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“Braver are many in word than in deed…” Saga Six Pack 6 is a Norse Myth megamix of original sagas, literary retellings and academic perspectives: A Thane of Wessex by Charles W.... More > Whistler. Harald Harfager's Saga by Snorri Sturluson. Eric Brighteyes by Henry Rider Haggard. The Valkyrs by Hélène Adeline Guerber. Saga of Hakon Herdebreid ("Hakon the Broad-Shouldered") by Snorri Sturluson. The Elves by Hélène Adeline Guerber. Includes image gallery featuring original illustrations for the Laxdaela saga and the essay Canute the Great by Laurence Marcellus Larson.< Less
Saga Six Pack 4 By Various Artists
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Saga Six Pack 4 presents a sizzling sextet of Scandinavian super-sagas: In The Days of Giants - A Book of Norse Tales by Abbie Farwell Brown Saga of Halfdan the Black by Snorri Sturluson True and... More > Untrue by George Webbe Dasent Saga of Sigurd the Crusader and his Brothers Eystein and Olaf by Snorri Sturluson King Alfred's Viking - A Story of the First English Fleet by Charles W. Whistler Little Annie the Goose-girl by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen Included is an image gallery featuring original illustrations by Louis Huard and Elmer Boyd Smith.< Less
Saga Six Pack 8 By Sabine Baring-Gould et al.
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Saga Six Pack 8 includes The Bondman, an 1890 best-selling saga series by Hall Caine set in the Isle of Man and Iceland (The Bondman, The Book of Michael Sunlocks and The Book of Red Jason), an... More > original saga by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Waif Woman, an essay comparing Greek and Norse mythology by Hélène Adeline Guerber and Grettir the Outlaw: A Story of Iceland by Sabine Baring-Gould. There is also an image gallery featuring author portraits and art from Iceland.< Less
The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok By Ben Waggoner
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Although based on historical persons from the 9th century, Ragnar Lodbrok and his sons are the subjects of compelling legends dating from the Viking era. Warriors, raiders, and rulers, Ragnar and his... More > sons inspired unknown writers to set down their stories over seven centuries ago. This volume presents new and original translations of the three major Old Norse texts that tell Ragnar's story: the Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok, the Tale of Ragnar's Sons, and the Sögubrot. Ragnar's death song, the Krákumál, and a Latin fragment called the List of Swedish Kings, complete the story. Extensive notes and commentary are provided, helping the reader to enter the world of these timeless stories of Viking adventure.< Less
The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok By Ben Waggoner
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Although based on historical persons from the 9th century, Ragnar Lodbrok and his sons are the subjects of compelling legends dating from the Viking era. Warriors, raiders, and rulers, Ragnar and his... More > sons inspired unknown writers to set down their stories over seven centuries ago. This volume presents new and original translations of the three major Old Norse texts that tell Ragnar's story: the Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok, the Tale of Ragnar's Sons, and the Sögubrot. Ragnar's death song, the Krákumál, and a Latin fragment called the List of Swedish Kings, complete the story. Extensive notes and commentary are provided, helping the reader to enter the world of these timeless stories of Viking adventure.< Less
Words Get In The Way: An Anthology of Classic Writing By Stuart Matranga
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A perfect way to introduce classic world literature to high school students. This wide-ranging anthology includes excerpts from well-known works such as the Iliad and Odyssey, Gilgamesh, Beowulf, the... More > Divine Comedy, the Canterbury Tales, Paradise Lost, the Bible, Shakespeare's plays, and Don Quixote, as well as gems such as the Cattle Raid of Cooley (Ireland), the Zhuangzi (China), and Alive Son of Awake (Arabia), and the Wanderer (Norse), and epics such as the Ruin of Kush (Africa), Sundiata Kieta (Africa), Hiawatha (Iroquois), Ramayana (India) and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (England). Over 50 in all. Fresh translations, easy to read, with large print, and spiral binding.< Less
Saga Six Pack 5 By Various Artists
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“A tale is but half told when only one person tells it.” - The Saga of Grettir the Strong. Saga Six Pack 5 is a Viking-sized selection of Scandinavian super-stories: Erling the Bold... More > by R. M. Ballantyne Big Peter and Little Peter by George Webbe Dasent The Saga of Harald Hardrade by Snorri Sturluson The Master Thief by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles W. Whistler Bruin and Reynard by Jørgen Engebretsen Image gallery includes: Surt, The Giant with the Flaming Sword by John Charles Dollman. 16th-century depiction of Norse gods by Olaus Magnus. Wotan takes leave of Brunhild by Konrad Dielitz. Thor and the Midgard Serpent by Emil Doepler. Loki breaks free at the onset of Ragnarök by Ernst H. Walther. A scene from the last phase of Ragnarök, after Surtr has engulfed the world with fire by Emil Doepler. The new world that rises after Ragnarök by Emil Doepler. Then the Awful Fight Began by George Wright, 1908.< Less

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What May Come What May Come By Robert Grant
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