The Saga of the Volsungs : The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer
"The Saga of the Volsungs" is one of the most important texts of Old Icelandic literature, with its treatment of Old Scandinavian heroic traditions.
- Paperback | 145 pages
- 134.62 x 203.2 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
- 27 Mar 1990
- University of California Press
- Berkerley, United States
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).
"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