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Book Title: Edda: The World of the Viking Gods|
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 4.11 MB
v The author of the book: Snorri Sturluson
Edition: Guorun Publishing
Date of issue: October 1st 2002
ISBN 13: 9789979856580
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Read full description of the books Edda: The World of the Viking Gods:The only prose account of the old faith of the Vikings, the Asatru. This is the source material, handed down for centuries, about the lives of Odin, Thor and Loki. These gods are mentioned daily by millions of people.The Asatru has always been a source of inspiration for great artists and this book collects the best works of art inspired by the Edda. many of these paintings have never before been collected in a book. Material from the 19th and 20th Century are presented.
Read information about the authorSnorri Sturluson (also spelled Snorre Sturlason) was an Icelandic historian, poet and politician. He was twice elected lawspeaker at the Icelandic parliament, the Althing. He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning ("the fooling of Gylfi"), a narrative of Norse mythology, the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language, and the Háttatal, a list of verse forms. He was also the author of the Heimskringla, a history of the Norwegian kings that begins with legendary material in Ynglinga saga and moves through to early medieval Scandinavian history. For stylistic and methodological reasons, Snorri is often taken to be the author of Egils saga.
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