Saxo

Saxo may refer to:

  • Citroën Saxo, automobile model
  • Annalista Saxo, anonymous author of an imperial chronicle
  • Poeta Saxo, anonymous Saxon poet
  • Saxo Grammaticus (c. 1150–1220), Danish historian
  • Saxo Bank, a Danish investment bank
    • Team Saxo Bank, a cycling team sponsored by Saxo Bank

Other articles related to "saxo":

List Of Saxo Bank Wins
... This list of major Team Saxo Bank wins accounts races won by Team Saxo-Tinkoff ... The races are categorized according to the UCI Continental Circuits rules ...
Lathgertha - Life According To Saxo Grammaticus
... book of the Gesta Danorum, a 12th century work of Danish history by Saxo Grammaticus ... Saxo recounts "Ladgerda, a skilled Amazon, who, though a maiden, had the courage of a man, and fought in front among the bravest with her hair loose over her shoulders ... According to Saxo, Ragnar had a son with her, Fridleif, as well as two daughters, whose names are not recorded ...
Sources Of Hamlet - Influences On Saxo Grammaticus
... most popular candidates for written works that may have influenced Saxo, however, are the anonymous Scandinavian Saga of Hrolf Kraki and the Roman legend of Brutus ... In addition to writing in the Latin language of the Romans, Saxo adjusted the story to reflect classical Roman concepts of virtue and heroism ... A reasonably accurate version of Saxo's story was translated into French in 1570 by François de Belleforest in his Histoires Tragiques ...
Lathgertha - Scholarship - Saxo's Sources
... According to Judith Jesch, the rich variety of tales in the first nine books of Saxo's Gesta, which include the tale of Lagertha, are "generally considered to be largely fictional" ... In portraying the several warrior women in these tales, Saxo drew on the legend of the Amazons from classical antiquity, but also on a variety of Old Norse (particular ... Saxo's depiction of women warriors is also colored by misogyny Like most churchmen of the time, Saxo thought of women only as sexual beings ...