Elder, or Poetic Edda, commonly known as Saemund"s Edda.
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Published in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited and translated with introduction and notes by Olive Bray
SeriesViking Club translation series -- vol.3
ContributionsBray, Olive.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxx,327p. :
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20540764M

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Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse anonymous poems, which is different from the Edda written by Snorri Sturluson. Several versions exist, all primarily of text from the Icelandic medieval manuscript known as the Codex Regius, which contains 31 poems. The Codex Regius is arguably the most important extant source on Norse mythology and Germanic .   The Elder or Poetic Edda. commonly known as Saemund's Edda - Part I The Mythological Poems (Reprint of Edition) Loose Leaf – January 1, by Olive Bray (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Olive Bray.   The Elder or Poetic Edda; commonly known as Saemund's Edda. Edited and translated with introd. and notes by Olve Bray. Illustrated by W.G. Collingwood by Bray, Oliver, Pages:   The Elder or Poetic Edda, Commonly Known as Saemund's Edda, Vol. 1 by Olive Bray, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10).

  The Elder Or Poetic Edda (Bray Translation) The Elder or Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems. the Elder Edda is the most important source for Norse mythology and legends of northern European heroes. The later "Younger" or Prose Edda, gathered or transcribed by Snorri Sturluson in about CE, is the other such source, largely drawing on and even directly quoting . Internet Archive BookReader. The Elder or Poetic Edda; commonly known as Saemund's Edda. Edited and translated with introd. and notes by Olve Bray. Illustrated by W.G. Collingwood. Alternative Title: Eddaic literature Edda, body of ancient Icelandic literature contained in two 13th-century books commonly distinguished as the Prose, or Younger, Edda and the Poetic, or Elder, Edda. It is the fullest and most detailed source for modern knowledge of Germanic mythology. commonly known as Saemund's Edda. Edited and translated with introd. and notes by Olive Bray. Illustrated by W.G. Collingwood. This edition published in by Printed for the Viking Club in .

The Elder or Poetic Edda; commonly known as Saemund's Edda. Edited and translated with introd. and notes by Olve Bray. Illustrated by W.G. Collingwood Volume 1: Bray, Oliver: : s: 1. Year of first publication: 13th century The Poetic Edda, also known as the Elder Edda, is a collection of songs from medieval Iceland, consisting of a collection of gods songs with mythological content, more specifically referring to Germanic mythology, and a collection of hero songs with mainly epic content, referring to historical contexts. also called the Elder, and the Poetic, Edda, was of a highly distinguished family, being descended in a direct line from King Harald Hildetönn. He was born at Oddi, his paternal dwelling in the south of Iceland, between the years and , or about 50 years after the establishment by.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson - Free Ebook Menu.