The Saga of the Volsungs

The Saga of the Volsungs : The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer

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Translated by Jesse L. Byock

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"The Saga of the Volsungs" is one of the most important texts of Old Icelandic literature, with its treatment of Old Scandinavian heroic traditions.

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  • Paperback | 145 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
  • 01 Jul 1992
  • University of California Press
  • Berkerley
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  • 0520069048
  • 9780520069046

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Jesse L. Byock teaches Old Norse and medieval Scandinavian subjects at the University of California, Los Angeles and is the author of "Feud in the Icelandic Saga" (1982).

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"Professor Byock is to be thanked for producing an eminently readable English version of the saga which will undoubtedly be well received . . . and which should do much to stimualte interest in the field."--"Saga

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