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The Poetic Edda

by Carolyne Larrington

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Oxford World"s Classics

The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7384345M
ISBN 100192839462
ISBN 109780192839466

The Poetic Edda begins with The Seeress's Prophecy which recounts the creation of the world, and looks forward to its destruction and rebirth. In this great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry, the exploits of gods and humans are related. Since the rediscovery of the Poetic Edda in the seventeenth century, its poetry has fascinated artists as diverse as Thomas Gray, Richard Wagner, and Jorge Luis Borges.\" \"This is the first complete translation to be published in Britain for fifty years, and it includes a scholarly introduction, notes, a genealogy of the gods and giants, and.

  The Poetic Edda begins with The Seeress's Prophecy which recounts the creation of the world, and looks forward to its destruction and rebirth. In this great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry, the exploits of gods and humans are related/5(2). Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The poetic Edda" See other formats.

  The Poetic Edda begins with The Seeress's Prophecy which recounts the creation of the world, and looks forward to its destruction and rebirth. In this great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry, the exploits of gods and humans are related/5(K). He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning ("the fooling of Gylfi"), a narrative of Norse mythology, the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic /5.


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The Poetic Edda by Carolyne Larrington Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore, embodying both the ethical views and the cultural life of the North during the late heathen and early Christian times/5(79).

The Poetic Edda. Translated From the Icelandic with an Introduction and Notes. Henry Adams Bellows. Two Volumes in One. A Collection of Old Norse Poems from the Icelandic Mediaeval Manuscript known as the Codex Regius/5(15). The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes and millions of other books are available for instant access.

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Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore, embodying both the ethical views and the cultural life of the North during the late heathen and early Christian times/5.

2 days ago  Our next book in the Book of the Month Club will be The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide, by Noah Tetzner. Published inthis work provides a look into the myths and legends of the medieval The Poetic Edda book.

The Poetic Edda comprises a mythology of gods and their human heroes who are driven by honor, lust, and. Buy this Book at The Poetic Edda, by Henry Adams Bellows, [], at p. ALVISSMOL The Ballad of Alvis INTRODUCTORY NOTE. No better summary of the Alvissmol can be given than Gering's statement that "it is a versified chapter from the skaldic Poetics." The narrative skeleton, contained solely in stanzas and.

The Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems primarily preserved in the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript Codex Regius. Along with Snorri Sturluson's Prose. Home Categories Recent Authors Lists Series Collections Donate About Contact F.A.Q Search ☰.

The Poetic Edda is not only of great interest to the student of antiquity; it is a collection including some of the most remark able poems which have been preserved to us from the period before the pen and the printing-press.

replaced the poet-singer and oral tradition. In short, this book was not an easy or even enjoyable read. Her translation is direct and does not attempt to be poetic itself. ‘The Poetic Edda’ (‘Edda’ means ‘poetics’) is an Icelandic compilation made around Still kept in Reykjavik, Larrington describes it as “an unprepossessingly-looking codex the size of a /5().

Since the rediscovery of the Poetic Edda in the seventeenth century, its poetry has fascinated artists as diverse as Thomas Gray, Richard Wagner, and Jorge Luis is the first complete translation to be published in Britain for fifty years, and it includes a scholarly introduction, notes, a genealogy of the gods and giants, /5(3).

The Poetic - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily. This volume presents four of the most intricate and fascinating mythological poems of the Poetic Edda, distinct in theme and style.

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Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. First passed down orally through innumerable generations of minstrels before the presence of Christianity in Scandinavia, and written down eventually by unknown poets, "The Poetic Edda" is. The Poetic Edda, also known as The Elder Edda, is a collection of thirty-four Icelandic poems, interwoven with prose, dating from the 9th century to the 12th.

Professor J. Tolkien readily acknowledged his debt to this source. The Poetic Eddas are the oral literature of Iceland, which were finally written down from to C.E. The Eddas are a primary source for our knowledge of ancient Norse pagan beliefs. This translation of the Poetic Eddas by Henry Adams Bellows is highly readable.

The collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda contains the great narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, The Doom of the 3/5(2).

The great poetic tradition of pre-Christian Scandinavia is known to us almost exclusively though the Prose Edda, a collection of narrative literature, and its companion, the Poetic Edda. The poems originated in Iceland, Norway, and Greenland between the ninth and 13th centuries, when they were compiled in a unique manuscript known as the Codex Regius.

The Poetic Edda. The Poetic Edda is a later manuscript dating from the second half of the 13th century, but containing older materials (hence its alternative title, the Elder Edda). It is a collection of mythological and heroic poems of unknown authorship, composed over a long period (ad –).

The Poetic Edda, tr. by Henry Adams Bellows, [], full text etext at Few gnomic collections in the world's literary history present sounder wisdom more tersely expressed than the Hovamol.

Like the Book of Proverbs it occasionally rises to lofty heights of poetry. If it presents the worldly wisdom of a violent race, it. The companion volume to Dover's The Poetic Edda: The Mythological Poems, this vibrant compilation presents the heroic sagas of Scandinavia's ancient oral traditions.

These timeless legends of superhuman warriors and doomed lovers have inspired storytellers such as Richard Wagner and J.

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