Eddas and Sagas: Iceland's Medieval Literature by JONAS KRISTJANSSON Icelandic Old Norse Literature 1988 Hardcover


Title: Eddas and Sagas: Iceland's Medieval Literature

Author: Jonas Kristjansson

Description: Black boards stamped in gilt. Clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows light rubbing; in a clear archival sleeve. Some color and b/w illustrations. 443, [3] pages. 9 x 6 inches. Translated by Peter Foote. Bibliography. Index.

The author, Dr. Jonas Kristjansson (1924-2014), was an internationally recognized scholar and author. After working as an archivist at the National Archives of Iceland, he served as the Director of the Arni Magnusson Institute in Reykjavik, responsible for the study and preservation of the Old Icelandic manuscripts, between 1972 and 1994.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Hid islenska bokmenntafelag
Place: Reykjavik
Year: 1988

Keywords: Old Norse, Icelandic, literature, Scaldiic, Skaldic,

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