Publisher Description

Heimskringla is the best known of the Old Norse kings' sagas. It was written in Old Norse in Iceland by the poet and historian Snorri Sturluson . The name Heimskringla was first used in the 17th century, derived from the first two words of one of the manuscripts (kringla heimsins - the circle of the world).Heimskringla is a collection of tales about the Norwegian kings, beginning with the legendary Swedish dynasty of the Ynglings, followed by accounts of historical Norwegian rulers from Harald Fairhair of the 9th century up to the death of the pretender Eystein Meyla in 1177.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2009
November 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
1,277
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
1.3
MB

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