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The Volsung Saga

by Anonymous

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • German,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • European - German

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8482544M
    ISBN 101419186957
    ISBN 109781419186950

    That poem predates the version of the Volsung exploits with which we are dealing here: the manuscript of Beowulf dates to , whereas the Volsung Saga is dated to the late thirteenth century. Note, however, that these are only the manuscript dates: both texts relate to traditions that are much older. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Story of the Volsungs (Volsunga Saga); with Excerpts from the Poetic Edda - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

      The Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok and The Lay of the Raven follow the Volsung saga in the original manuscripts and form a continuous narrative. So why, as the Volsung saga is quite short, are they not all three published together in one volume? I felt rather short changed. Even so, I heartily recommend this book.5/5(4). Among Volsung's children were Signy and Sigmund. Signy married a foreigner, Hunding, a treacherous man with no love for his in-laws. One day the Volsungs were holding a banquet in their hall when a stranger appeared in a wide-brimmed hat and a large cloak.

    The Saga of the Volsungs: With the Saga of Ragnar Lothbrok (Hackett Classics series) by Jackson Crawford. The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. Required software.   The saga continues with the Regin’s story. It is said that the Volsungs (Sigurd’s family) and the Gjukungs [Gudrun’s family] were the greatest people of ancient times. This ends their saga. Source: Jesse B. Byock: The Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer (Penguin Classics).


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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover $ 2 New from $/5(3). The Saga of the Volsungs is an entertaining read, and at roughly pages is not very time consuming and offers a quick glimpse into what some of the Norse valued and how they perceived kingship, courtship, and war/5().

You can read all the history books you want, but it isn't until you read a people's literature that you can really get a feel for who they were, and reading The Saga of the Volsungs made it clear that my Norse ancestors were a tough, violent, crafty, courageous and magical people/5().

The Saga of the Volsungs is a great Old Icelandic legendary saga and one of the best magic-heroic tales ever told. It is the story of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer and his family, the Volsungs, and their conflicts with other northern royal families in the pre-Viking period.4/5.

The Saga of the Volsungs: and the Yarn of Norna-Gest (Viking Legendary Sagas Book 1) Book 1 of 5: Cassidy | by Anonymous, John Erling Blad, et al. out of 5 stars 4. A great book. With easy to read format translation into English. Made especially good with the combination of prose and story formats.

This translation of Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer, is a true classic style. Especially since it sticks with the myth and fairy tale tradition, of having the dragon being evil.5/5(1).

Vǫlsunga saga, (Icelandic: “Saga of the Volsungs”) most important of the Icelandic sagas called fornaldarsǫgur (“sagas of antiquity”). Dating from roughlyit is the first of the fornaldarsǫgur to have been written down. It contains the Northern version of the story told in the saga was based on the heroic poems in the Poetic Edda and is especially valuable.

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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. The Volsunga Saga Translated From The Icelandic Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The Saga of the Volsungs - This is one of several versions of the story of the Germanic hero Sigurth. I found this somewhat frustrating.

I found this somewhat frustrating. It's more complete than the version presented in the Poetic Edda but it is also poorly stitched together and /5. The Saga of the Volsungs: (translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris with an introduction by H.

Halliday Sparling) Anonymous. out of 5 stars 6. Paperback. $ The Story of the Volsungs, (Volsunga Saga) William Morris. out of 5 stars 1. Paperback. $Author: Eirikr Magnusson. About the Book. The Saga of the Volsungs is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner, who drew heavily upon this Norse source in writing his Ring Cycle and a primary source for writers of fantasy such as J.

Tolkien and romantics such as William Morris. A trove of traditional lore, it tells of love, jealousy, vengeance, war, and the mythic deeds of the. The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer. Author: Jesse Byock; Publisher: Penguin UK ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The epic Viking Age stories that inspired J.

Tolkien and Wagner's Ring cycle Written in thirteenth-century Iceland but based on ancient Norse poetry cycles, The Saga of the Volsungs combines mythology, legend and sheer. Saga Six Pack brings together six classic sagas:Beowulf, The Prose Edda, The Story Of Gunnlaug The Worm-Tongue and Raven The Skald, Eric The Red, The Sea Fight and Sigurd The Volsung.

There is also an introductory essay, What The Sagas. In Norse mythology, Völsung (Old Norse: Vǫlsungr) was the son of Rerir and the eponymous ancestor of the ill-fortuned Völsung clan (Vǫlsungar), which includes the well known Norse hero was murdered by the Geatish king Siggeir and later avenged by one of his sons, Sigmund, and his daughter Signy, who was married to Siggeir.

Völsung's story is recorded in the Völsung Cycle, a. The Saga of the Volsungs and Translated with Notes and \oD,endlces R. Finch Senior Lecturer in German The Foote whose valuable suggestions have to improve this book.

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The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs () is an epic poem of o lines by William Morris that tells the tragic story, drawn from the Volsunga Saga and the Elder Edda, of the Norse hero Sigmund, his son Sigurd (the equivalent of Siegfried in the Nibelungenlied and Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung) and Sigurd's wife sprang from a fascination with the.

The Story of the Volsungs (Volsunga Saga), With Excerpts from the Poetic Edda translated by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnússon. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles. Völsunga Saga (Volsunga Saga or Volsungasaga) was the story of love and betrayal, adventure and tragedy, expanding over several generations, began with the son of Odin named Sigi.

An unknown author from Iceland wrote the Volsunga Saga in the thirteenth century. The Volsunga Saga was about the heroism and tragedy of two families, the Volsungs and the Giukings (Niflungs or Nibelungs).

Anderson also gives a short summary of the little known Niflunga Saga and an essay comparing the Volsunga saga with the older Niflunga Saga and the Nibelungenlied, als While this edition is not as scholarly as R G Finch's text and translation, it's still worth picking up for the Norna-Gests þáttr version of the Volsung legend/5.

The Saga of the Volsungs is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner, who drew heavily upon this Norse source in writing his Ring Cycle and a primary source for writers of fantasy such as J.

R. R. Tolkien and romantics such as William Morris. A trove of traditional lore, it tells of love, jealousy, vengeance, war, and the mythic deeds of the/5.The Saga of the Volsungs is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner, who drew heavily upon this Norse source in writing his Ring Cycle and a primary source for writers of fantasy such as J.

R. R. Tolkien and romantics such as William Morris. A trove of traditional lore, it tells of love, jealousy, vengeance, war, and the mythic deeds of the dragonslayer, Sigurd the.