The Elder Edda: A Book of Viking Lore by Unknown, Andy Orchard

The Elder Edda: A Book of Viking Lore

Unknown, Andy Orchard

nonfiction classics history poetry adventurous slow-paced

432 pages | first published 1270

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Compiled by an unknown scribe in Iceland around 1270, and based on sources dating back centuries earlier, these mythological and heroic poems tell of gods and mortals from an ancient era: the giant-slaying Thor, the doomed Völsung family, the Hel-...
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