Beschreibung des Verlags

The Icelanders, in their long winter, had a great habit of writing; and were, and still are, excellent in penmanship. It is to this fact, that any little history there is of the Norse Kings and their old tragedies, crimes and heroisms, is almost all due. The Icelanders, it seems, not only made beautiful letters on their paper or parchment, but were laudably observant and desirous of accuracy; and have left us such a collection of narratives (Sagas, literally "Says") as, for quantity and quality, is unexampled among rude nations. Snorro Sturleson's History of the Norse Kings is built out of these old Sagas

GENRE
Biografien und Memoiren
ERSCHIENEN
1881
1. Januar
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
154
Seiten
VERLAG
Public Domain
GRÖSSE
113.7
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