The Sagas of Icelanders

(World of the Sagas)

by | Publisher: Allen Lane
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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 ...Continua
Stcin10
Ha scritto il 06/06/11
A good book if you're interested Icelandic culture/history. Some people may find this book a bit repetitive since it involves a lot of killing, revenge killing, raiding, weddings, meetings and feasts. The book doesn't really cover Nordic mythology...Continua

Volund
Ha scritto il Dec 26, 2015, 10:48
"The end is all Even now High on the headland Hel stands and waits. Life fades, I must fall And face my own end Not in misery and mourning, But with a man's heart."

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