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A unique body of medieval literature, the Sagas rank with the world’s greatest literary treasures–as epic as Homer, as deep in tragedy as Sophocles, as engagingly human as Shakespeare. Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled Iceland and of their descendants, who…

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The Sagas Of The Icelanders


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Author by : Jane Smilely
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2000
Publisher by : Penguin

Presents a collection of Viking "sagas" to commemorate the adventures of the people who first settled Iceland,

Comic Sagas And Tales From Iceland


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-03-07
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Comic Sagas and Tales brings together the very finest Icelandic stories from the thirteenth to the fifteenth c

Hrafnkel S Saga And Other Icelandic Stories


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2005-03-31
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Written around the thirteenth century AD by Icelandic monks, the seven tales collected here offer a combinatio

The Saga Of Grettir The Strong


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2005-05-26
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Composed at the end of the fourteenth century by an unknown author, The Saga of Grettir the Strong is one of t

The History Of Iceland


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Author by : Gunnar Karlsson
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2000
Publisher by : U of Minnesota Press

Iceland is unique among European societies in having been founded as late as the Viking Age and in having copi

The Saga Of The Volsungs


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-04
Publisher by : Univ of California Press

"This is a book of the highest importance. No one should attempt to teach about Viking society or claim to und

Independent People


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Author by : Halldor Laxness
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009-02-19
Publisher by : Vintage

In an epic set in Iceland in the early twentieth century, Gudbjartur Jonsson buys his own croft after eighteen

The Cambridge Introduction To The Old Norse Icelandic Saga


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Author by : Margaret Clunies Ross
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-10-28
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press

The medieval Norse-Icelandic saga is one of the most important European vernacular literary genres of the Midd

Viking Age Iceland


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Author by : Jesse L Byock
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2001-02-22
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Medieval Iceland was unique amongst Western Europe, with no foreign policy, no defence forces, no king, no lor

Njal S Saga


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Author by : Leifur Eiricksson
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2006-03-30
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Written in the thirteenth century, Njal's Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed m

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