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    Description"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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    Title
    The Saga of the Volsungs
    Subtitle
    The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer
    Authors and contributors
    Translated by Jesse L. Byock
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 145
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 199 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520069046
    ISBN 10: 0520069048
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JH
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004170
    DC21: 839.63
    LC subject heading: ,
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    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    01 July 1992
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Author Information
    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).
    Review quote
    "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