Eyrbyggja saga

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Published by Southside (Publishers) Ltd in Edinburgh (6 Sciennes Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 1NR) .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Snorri þporgrímsson, goði, 963-1051 -- Romances.,
  • Sagas -- Translations into English.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementtranslated by Hermann Pálsson and Paul Edwards.
SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works :, The New saga library
ContributionsHermann Pálsson, 1921- tr., Edwards, Paul Geoffrey, 1926- tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT7269.E6 E56 1973b
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5117113M
ISBN 100900025069, 0900025077
LC Control Number74190038

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"Eyrbyggja Saga" is one of the three "must read" saga of medieval Northern European literature (along with "Njal's Saga" and "Gisli's Saga").

I found Eyrbyggja the slowest of the three, but it does contain a fantastic ghost story involving the vengeful spirit of 4/5. There's definitely more of the supernatural in the Eyrbyggja Saga than in the dozen or so others I have read.

Angry ghosts, sinister omens, strange goings-on. This is the "Amityville Horror" of Medeival Literature. It's a short, quick read (the saga itself is pages, set with relatively large type.) Some passages are smooth-flowing, very /5(18). Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City London, England Donor bostonpubliclibrary EditionPages: McCreesh, Bernadine, "Structural Patterns in the Eyrbyggja Saga and Other Sagas of the Conversion." Medieval Scaninavia, vol.

11, (), McTurk, Rory. "Approaches to the Eyrbyggja saga book of Eyrbyggja Saga," in Sagnaskemmtun: Studies in Honor of Herman Palsson, ed. Rudolf Simek et al., Vienna: Hermann Bohlaus Nachf., Get this from a library. Eyrbyggja saga. [Hermann Pálsson; Paul Edwards;] -- An Icelandic saga that mixes realism with wild gothic imagination and history with eerie tales of hauntings.

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Eyrbyggja Saga was one of the best sources I located when developing my on-line article about Norse ghosts.5/5(5). Eyrbyggja saga (Icelandic pronunciation:) is one of the Snorri goði and Snorri the was the nephew of the hero of Gísla saga, and is also featured prominently in Njáls saga and Laxdœla r main interest of the Eyrbyggja Saga is to trace a few key families as they settled Iceland, specifically around the Snæfellsnes peninsula.

Eyrbyggja Saga (or The Saga of the People of Eyri) is an Icelandic saga that mixes realism with wild gothic imagination and history with eerie tales of hauntings.

The saga was written by an anonymous writer, who describes a long standing feud between Snorri Goði and Arnkel Goði, two strong chieftains within the Norse community that settled in. Eyrbyggja Saga Introduction Note on the Translation List of Characters.

Ketil Flat-Nose 2. Bjorn is outlawed 3. Thorolf Mostur-Beard 4. Thorolf goes to Iceland 5. In the Hebrides 6. Bjorn goes to Iceland 7. Other settlers 8. Thorolf Twist-Foot 9. Desecration Terms of Settlement Thorstein Cod-Biter dies A new generation Snorri Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

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It dramatizes a 13th century view of the past, from the pagan anarchy of the Viking. Eyrbyggja saga. [Hermann Pálsson; Paul Edwards;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Pálsson; Paul Edwards.

Find more information about: ISBN: Eyrbyggja Saga, though not as epic as Njal's Saga, Egil's Saga and Laxdaela, is one of the most enjoyable of the Old Icelandic Sagas.

It has both primitive and gothic elements, such as the creepy hauntings at Fróðár River and the troubled graves of the vengeful dead. It has violent encounters with Vikings and berserks - and pervasive heroic spirit.

The Eyrbyggja Saga and The Story of the Heath-Slayings book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The author of this Icelandic saga i /5(4). Eyrbyggja Saga is prominent in the great group of medieval Icelandic sagas that Magnus Magnusson has called 'historical novels - the first novels to be written in Europe.' Mixing realism with wild Gothic imagination, history with eerie tales of hauntings, it dramatizes a 13th-century view of the past, from the pagan anarchy of the Viking Age to the settlement of Iceland, the Pages:   Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Buy Eyrbyggja Saga (Classics) by Hermann Palsson, Hermann Palsson, Paul Edwards (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Sveinsson., Islandske sagaer V, Eyrbyggja Saga, Vatnsdæla Saga by Peter P. Rohde. The Eyrbyggja Saga and The Story of the Heath-Slayings and The Story of the Heath-Slayings /5(4). Other articles where Eyrbyggja saga is discussed: saga: Sagas of Icelanders: Eyrbyggja saga describes a complex series of feuds between several interrelated families; Hávarðar saga Ísfirðings is about an old farmer who takes revenge on his son’s killer, the local chieftain; Víga-Glúms saga tells of a ruthless chieftain who commits several killings and swears an ambiguous.

'liturgical book' (taking the 'sacred nails of the language/inlaid decoration of books' to refer to an ornamented book cover). Of these, 'Olaf' has historically been the most common and 'liturgical book', suggested by Margaret Clunies Ross, the most recent (as of ).

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It's a short, quick read (the saga itself is pages, set with relatively large type.) Some passages are smooth-flowing, very /5(12). De ti mest kendte islandske sagaer er her genudgivet som lydbøger: Egils saga, Njals saga, Laksdaela, Eyrbyggja, Vatnsdaela, Gisle Sursen, Gunløg Ormstunge, Gretter den Staerke, Kormak saga og Finboges saga.

Sagaerne har fået en introduktion af Palle Lauring, samt nyt forord af Einar Mar Gudmundsson. Dette er "Eyrbyggja-saga". Morris also created two illuminated manuscripts from Eyrbyggja saga, the first datedthe second (See Fairbank, 65, 67, and plate IV.) The manuscript, fifty-four pages in length (with pages missing), is Morris’s earliest existing saga translation, but it is not a Morris/Magnússon translation.

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Eyrbyggja Saga Introduction Note on the Translation List of Characters 1. Ketil Flat-Nose 2. Bjorn is outlawed 3. Thorolf Mostur-Beard 4. Thorolf goes to Iceland 5. In the Hebrides 6. Bjorn goes to Iceland 7. Other settlers 8. Thorolf Twist-Foot 9. Desecration Terms of Settlement Thorstein Cod-Biter dies A new generation Snorri 4/5().

Eyrbyggja saga. Scott, Forrest S. Eyrbyggja saga: The Vellum Tradition (Editiones Arnamagnæanæ, A/) Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel, Ármann Jakobsson, “Two Wise Women and their Young Apprentice: A Miscarried Magic Class.” Arkiv för nordisk filologi (), 43– Lee M.

Hollander. “The Structure of Eyrbyggja saga.”. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Eyrbyggja saga by,Niemeyer edition, in Icelandic Eyrbyggja saga ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: ABSTRACT This dissertation examines manuscript variation in Eyrbyggja saga, one of the Íslendingasögur (sagas of Icelanders, or family sagas) set on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in western Iceland, and telling of events in the ninth, tenth and eleventh centuries.

Hermann Pálsson, Paul Edwards (transl.) Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Hermann Pálsson and Paul Edwards. "Eyrbyggja Saga" is prominent in the great group of medieval Icelandic sagas that Magnus Magnusson has called "historical novels - the first novels to be written in Europe.".

As a research fellow at Copenhagen (–64), Vigfússon published his first work, the Timatel (), a brilliant attempt at establishing the chronologies of the Icelandic family sagas, followed by editions of Icelandic works, the first volume of the Biskupa sögur (; “Bishops’ Sagas”) and the Eyrbyggja saga ().

The author of this Icelandic saga is unknown, yet was likely written in the midth century. "Eyrbyggja" begins at the time of Iceland's settlement, but most of the events throughout take place towards the end of the 10th century and early 11th : Neeland Media LLC.

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The name translates as Saga of the People of Eyri, in which Eyri is the name of a farm which is one of the main locations in the saga, though by no means the only one.

Norway in the s. Bjorn the Easterner, son of Ketil Flatnose, and Thorolf Mostur-Beard incur the wrath of King Harald. The Icelandic Sagas were written between the 12th and 13th centuries.

They document either the lives of specific people (as in Egil's Saga) or whole communities (as in Laxdaela Saga, or Eyrbyggja Saga). Most, but not all, of the Sagas were written anonymously. Eyrbyggja saga Eyrbyggja saga) is one of the Icelanders' sagas; its title can be translated as The Saga of the People of was written by an anonymous writer, who describes a long standing.

the actual translation and redaction of the saga itself. Thus, although Simpson correctly sees Scott as "a critic [emphasis added] capable of seizing upon the essential qualities of one of the Sagas of the Icelanders" ("Eyrbyggja Saga," p), he makes no assessment of Scott's English 12Sir Walter Scott.

This was her choice of book. Eyrbyggja is a saga heavy on the supernatural. Characters do not always disappear when they are killed, but often return as ghosts to cause mischief, murder and, in one instance, to prepare a meal while stark naked!

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