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    The Prose Edda: Norse Mythology (Paperback) By (author) Snorri Sturluson, Translated by Rasmus Bjorn Anderson

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    Description"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 'Sk ldskaparm l', consists of a dialogue between gir, a god associated with the sea, and Bragi, a skaldic god; and the 'H ttatal', 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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    Title
    The Prose Edda
    Subtitle
    Norse Mythology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Snorri Sturluson, Translated by Rasmus Bjorn Anderson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 136
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 209 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781420934601
    ISBN 10: 1420934600
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC subject category V2: FQ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21400
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    BISAC V2.8: FIC010000
    DC22: 839.61
    DC21: 839.61
    Publisher
    Digireads.com
    Imprint name
    Digireads.com
    Publication date
    30 January 2010