Publish date: June 25th 1987
Publisher: Everyman Paperbacks
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Scandinavian Literature
Fascinating read for Norse Mythology.
Lovely, though I suspect the original compiler of some of these stories had a bit too much mead to drink when he told the stories.
AcknowledgementsIntroduction & NotesFurther ReadingNote on the TranslationMap: The Geographical World of the 'Edda'The Prose Edda--Prologue--Gylfaginning (The Deluding of Gylfi)Skaldskaparmal (Poetic Diction)--Mythic and Legendary Tales--Poetic References from Skaldskaparmal (Translated by Russell P...
The Edda is a collection of Norse myths, written in the 13th century by a dude named Snorri. It's where we got most of our knowledge of Norse mythology today, and it's wicked awesome. I learned, for instance, that your legs may hump each other and produce a child while you're asleep, which is some...