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The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok

The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok

ByBen Waggoner

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 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.

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Publication Date
Oct 1, 2011
Language
English
Category
Fiction
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
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By (author): Ben Waggoner

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PDF

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