Heimskringla: Or, the Lives of the Norse Kings (Paperback)

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Great classic by Icelandic poet/chieftain chronicles the reigns of 16 high kings descended from the warrior-wizard god Odin. Major section on 15-year reign of Olav II Haraldson, patron saint of Norway. Based on earlier histories, oral traditions, plus new material by author, all presented with intelligence, warmth and objectivity. Over 130 illustrations and 5 maps.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486263663
ISBN-10: 0486263665
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: May 1st, 1990
Pages: 832
Language: English