Hallberg Peter - Old Icelandic poetry


Author : Hallberg Peter
Title : Old Icelandic poetry Eddic Lay and Skaldic Verse
Year : 1962

Link download : Hallberg_Peter_-_Old_Icelandic_poetry.zip

The heroic and mythological poems of the Edda and skaldic verse are our chief source of knowledge of Germanic mythology and an important source for Germanic heroic legend. This introductory study, designed for the lay reader as well as students in a variety of disciplines—Scandinavian languages and literature, Germanic philology, medieval and comparative literature—treats the poems primarily as creative works, although problems of sources, authorship, and time and place of composition are also considered. ...

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