Stories and Ballads of the Far Past

Translated from the Norse (Icelandic and Faroese) with Introductions and Notes

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Author: Nora Kershaw
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 68,597 / 208 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.6
LoC Categories: GR, PT
Downloads: 961
Added to site: 2010.08.21
mnybks.net#: 28761
Genre: Myth
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[Footnote 18: Bugge's edition of the Saemundar Edda, p. 352 ff.; also Ker, Epic and Romance, p. 114 etc.; Vigfússon and Powell, Corpus Poeticum Boreale (Oxford, 1883), Vol. I, p. 501 ff.]

[Footnote 19: C. P. B., Vol. I, pp. 175 and 501 ff.]

[Footnote 20: C. P. B., Vol. I, p. 502 ff.]

[Footnote 21: Always, however, with the proviso that, owing to the avowed literary origin of many of them, the Faroese ballads to some extent form a class by themselves; cf. General Introduction to Part II, p. 166 below.]

[Footnote 22: Cf. Chadwick, The Heroic Age (Cambridge, 1912), p. 95.]

[Footnote 23: Cf. the Introduction to the Saga of Hervör and Heithrek, p. 81 f. below.]

[Footnote 24: Copenhagen, 1901.]


INTRODUCTION TO THE THÁTTR OF NORNAGEST

This story occurs as an episode in the long Saga of Olaf Tryggvason--to be distinguished from the shorter Saga of Olaf T

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