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  1. The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes (Hackett Classics)
    The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes (Hackett Classics)
    The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes (Hackett Classics)
    The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes (Hackett Classics)
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  2. The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes (Hackett Classics)

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"The poems of the Poetic Edda have waited a long time for a Modern English translation that would do them justice. Here it is at last (Odin be praised!) and well worth the wait. These amazing texts from a 13th-century Icelandic manuscript are of huge historical, mythological and literary importance, containing the lion's share of information that survives today about the gods and heroes of pre-Christian Scandinavians, their unique vision of the beginning and end of the world, etc. Jackson Crawford's modern versions of these poems are authoritative and fluent and often very gripping.  With their individual headnotes and complementary general introduction, they supply today's readers with most of what they need to know in order to understand and appreciate the beliefs, motivations, and values of the Vikings." --Dick Ringler, Professor Emeritus of English and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Jackson Crawford
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781624663567
ISBN
1624663567
Label
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Manufacturer
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
392
PublicationDate
2015-03-05
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Studio
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
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