The Saga of the Volsungs

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

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 145 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
  • University of California Press
  • Berkerley, United States
  • 0520069048
  • 9780520069046

About Jesse L. Byock

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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