Icelandic Sagas

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Hilda Ellis Davidson - Publications
... (1941) "Fostering by Giants in Old Norse Sagas", Med ... (1973) "Hostile Magic in the Icelandic Sagas", The Witch Figure, ed ... (1978) "Shape-changing in the Old Norse Sagas" in J.R ...
Legacy - Post-medieval Perceptions of The Vikings
... for using runic inscriptions and Icelandic sagas as historical sources ... Tegnér, member of the Geatish Society, who wrote a modern version of Friðþjófs saga ins frœkna, which became widely popular in the Nordic countries, the United ... language enabled the Victorians to grapple with the primary Icelandic sagas ...
Viking Age - Historical Considerations
... The new dictionaries of the Old Norse language enabled the Victorians to grapple with the primary Icelandic Sagas ... first to set the standard for using runic inscriptions and Icelandic Sagas as historical sources ... During the later half of the 18th century the Icelandic Sagas were still used as important historical sources, but the Viking Age was regarded as a barbaric and uncivilised period in the ...
Prehistory And Origin Of Stockholm - Icelandic Sagas
... heter det som sprack av), found in a version of the Saga of the Saint Olaf by the Icelandic author Stymer Frode, preserved through a manuscript from the 14th century ... the time united by an isthmus, and Saint Olaf of Norway (995-1030) produced the strait, in the saga called Konungssund ("King's strait"), by summoning ... undoubtedly the most famous, is the account of the Icelandic historian Snorri Sturluson (1178–1241) ...