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The Heimskringla

or, Chronicle of the kings of Norway.

by Snorri Sturluson

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Published by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway,
  • Scandinavia,
  • Iceland
    • Subjects:
    • Norway -- History,
    • Scandinavia -- History,
    • Iceland -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTr. from the Icelandic of Snorro Sturleson, with a preliminary dissertation, by S. Laing.
      ContributionsLaing, Samuel, 1780-1868, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT7271.E5 L3 1884
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6913111M
      LC Control Number02003653
      OCLC/WorldCa2229301

        Heimskringla Tells how the scions of the mythical gods and their descendants, the Swedish kings, colonised and subdued Norway, shire by shire, until King Harald Fairhair united the whole realm. This book reflects the attitude of Norway, torn by bloody feuds.


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The Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is The Heimskringla book, but if you are interested in the growth of the Norwegian kingdom, I highly recommend it.

Being Snorri's own tales of the Kings of Norway, the book is composed of many short passages detailing the histories of various kings.

Being essentially a transcription of minstrelsy related to these kings, the text is narrative, and Cited by: The "Heimskringla" of Snorri Sturlason is a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D.

to the year A.D. The Sagas covered in this work are the following: 1. Halfdan the Black Saga 2. Harald Harfager's Saga 3. Hakon the Good's Saga 4. The Heimskringla is a must read for any one interested in Norse history and r this is a large body of work comprising the lives of the Norse rulers and it is not for the light hearted and in my opinion you must have more than a passing interest in Norse history to a) fully commit to this book and b) fully appreciate its contents/5.

On the first element, Heimskringla is is of enormous importance in both mythological and historical studies relating to Viking and Medieval Scandinavia. Snorri's account begins with a mythological account of the gods euhemerized (as in Edda) in the Ynglinga Saga, and then goes through the history of the kings of Norway starting with Harald Cited by: 9.

Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint.

Once found in most homes The Heimskringla book schools and still regarded as a national treasure, Heimskringla influenced the thinking and literary style of Scandinavia over several centuries.4/5(2).

The authorship of Heimskringla is not referred to within the text or in any surviving manuscript—as is usually the case for a medieval work—and its attribution to Snorri has been questioned.1 The first surviving works in which he is credited as author are the sixteenth-century translations of HeimskringlaFile Size: 1MB.

Heimskringla is a massive medieval history book, recounting the lives of the kings of Norway from the days when the Aesir dwelt among men to AD. It was written c. AD in Iceland, purportedly by the most famous medieval Icelandic author, Snorri Sturluson.

In Asia, east of the Black Sea, lies the city of Asgard, home of the Aesir people and ruled by Odin, a near-invincible warlord. Heimskringla is the account of the kings of Norway, starting with the Norse god Odin as a great general and wizard and centered around the story of St.

Olav, king of Norway for 15 years. The detailed account of his years as a king is over pages long and the Old Norwegian terms will keep you reading the footnotes some of the time, but it helps/5(5).

Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint.

Once found in most homes and schools and still regarded as a national treasure, Heimskringla influenced the thinking and literary style of Scandinavia over several centuries.5/5(1). Contents of this online book (+ / -) The full text of the Heimskringla in English is available here and publically accesible (free to read online).

Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index:Author: Snorri Sturlson. Snorri Sturluson's fame as a historianhis main work is the 16 sagas included in Heimskringla (c), a monumental history of Norway from its beginning until lies both in his critical approach to sources and in his fine, realistic exposition of event and motivation.4/5(2).

Condition: Good. Volumes2. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN: Seller Inventory. Written in Old Norse by the Icelandic poet and historian Snorri Sturluson sometime around AD, the "Heimskringla" is one of the best known of all sagas.

It is in actuality a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D. to the year A.D. While scholars Brand: Publishing. ascribed to Snorri is the Heimskringla (“Orb of the World”), a history of the kings of Norway from the beginning to the midth century. The first section of this book, the “Ynglinga saga,” is of particular interest, for in it, Snorri described the descent of the kings of Norway from.

The Heimskringla: or, The sagas of the Norse kings from the Icelandic of Snorre SturlasonJ. Nimms in English - 2d ed., rev., with notes by R. Anderson. Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, "Heimskringla" recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint.

Once found in most homes and schools and still regarded as a national treasure, "Heimskringla" influenced the thinking and literary style. Heimskringla rolled off the presses for the first time on September 9,and Lögberg followed on Janu The first issue of National Geographic didn't appear until October Library and Archives Canada says that Lögberg-Heimskringla is the oldest ethnic publication in Canada that is.

Editions for Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Cited by: The Heimskringla: A History of the Norse Kings, Volume 5, Part 1.

Snorri Sturluson $ HEIMSKRINGLA is an online collection of Old Norse source material, primarily Eddas, Icelandic sagas, scaldic poetry, and some background material. HEIMSKRINGLA consists of some titles in the Old Norse language or translated into the modern Scandinavian languages.

Heimskringla: | | | | ||| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Heimskringla; Or, The Chronicle of the Kings of Norway by Snorri Sturluson - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: Heimskringla is the best known of the old Norse kings' was written in Old Norse in Iceland by the poet and historian Snorri Sturluson ( – ) ca. The name Heimskringla was first used in the 17th century, it comes from the first two words of one of the manuscripts (kringla heimsins - the circle of the world).

Heimskringla is a collection of tales about the Norwegian. Hollander's translation is very good, fresh on every page. Where ever you open the book. The life grips you and you read on" Ted Hughes, New York Review of Books, Among the many contibutions to world literature that ancient Iceland has given us, Heimskringla stands out as one of 3/5(1).

Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Heimskringla: Snorri Sturluson: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K). At the end of the book, say (in addition): "End of Heimskringla: The Stories of the Kings of Norway, Called The Round World, by Snorri Sturleson.

Translated by George Pope Morris and Eiríkur Magnússon" There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes. Heimskringla, which means “circle of the world,” is a history of the Norwegian kings, beginning in legendary times and ending in during the reign of Magnus author, Snorri.

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- ) Online Medieval and Classical Library Release #15b. Originally written in Old Norse, app. A.D., by the poet and historian Snorri Sturluson. English translation by Samuel Laing (London, ). The "Heimskringla" of Snorri Sturlason is a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D.

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By these translations Heimskringla became a "folk-book" such as few nations possess. Certainly, no other work, the Bible excepted, has exerted such broad and pervasive influence on Scandinavian life, literature, the arts. In Norway especially it has been a source of inspiration and strength in times of national stress as well as in those of.

Beginning with the dim prehistory of the mythical gods and their descendants, Heimskringla recounts the history of the kings of Norway through the reign of Olaf Haraldsson, who became Norway's patron saint.

Once found in most homes and schools and still regarded as a national treasure, Heimskringla influenced the thinking and literary style of Scandinavia over several : University of Texas Press. The Heimskringla presents the German mythical god, Odin, as an actual historical figure and the first Norse king.

Sturluson traced the history of sixteen famous Nordic kings from this ancient figure through Halvdan the Black (ca. ) and Magnus V Erlingsson (r.

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Author of Heimskringla; Lives/Saga of the Norse Kings, Edda, Egils saga, Heimskringla Or, the Chronicle of the Kings of Norway, King Harald's saga, Snorre Sturlasøn, The discoveries of the Norsemen on the northeast coast of America, The Younger EddaWritten works: Heimskringla, Prose Edda, Die Saga von Egil, Heimskringla or the Lives of the Norse Kings, Edda.

Heimskringla is the best known of the Old Norse kings’ sagas. It was written in Old Norse in Heimskringla is a collection of sagas about Swedish and Norwegian kings, beginning with the saga of the legendary Swedish dynasty of the.

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