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The Prose Edda : Norse Mythology
by Snorri Sturluson and Rasmus B. Anderson


Overview - "The Prose Edda," or "Younger Edda," is a classic collection of Norse myths of the Icelandic people. Widely considered as compiled by Icelandic scholar and historian Snorri Sturluson around the year 1220, "The Prose Edda" contains a euhemerized Prologue followed by three tales: the 'Gylfaginning', the story of the creation and destruction of the world of the Norse gods; the 'Skaldskaparmal', consists of a dialogue between AEgir, a god associated with the sea, and Bragi, a skaldic god; and the 'Hattatal', a collection of Old Norse poetry including original compositions by Snorri Sturluson.  Read more...

 
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Overview
"The Prose Edda," or "Younger Edda," is a classic collection of Norse myths of the Icelandic people. Widely considered as compiled by Icelandic scholar and historian Snorri Sturluson around the year 1220, "The Prose Edda" contains a euhemerized Prologue followed by three tales: the 'Gylfaginning', the story of the creation and destruction of the world of the Norse gods; the 'Skaldskaparmal', consists of a dialogue between AEgir, a god associated with the sea, and Bragi, a skaldic god; and the 'Hattatal', a collection of Old Norse poetry including original compositions by Snorri Sturluson. This classic collection of Old Norse myths is one of the most important of the Icelandic eddas and a must read for fans and scholars of Norse mythology."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781420934601
  • ISBN-10: 1420934600
  • Publisher: Digireads.com
  • Publish Date: January 2010
  • Page Count: 136
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.32 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.46 pounds


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