Fargrskinna, a Catalogue of the Kings of Norway: A Translation With Introduction and Notes
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Fargrskinna, a Catalogue of the Kings of Norway

This volume includes the first complete translation of a thirteenth-century vernacular history of Norway from the ninth to the twelfth centuries. An immediate source for the Heimskringla of Snorri Sturluson, it is a central text in the Old Norse genre of Kings' sagas. It includes extensive citation of skaldic verses, some of them preserved nowhere else. This translation preserves many of the metrical features of this complex verse fo...