The Poetic Edda, Volume III: Mythological Poems II

The Poetic Edda Volume III Mythological Poems II This volume presents four of the most intricate and fascinating mythological poems of the Poetic Edda with parallel translations and individual introductions and commentaries Havamal notable for it

  • Title: The Poetic Edda, Volume III: Mythological Poems II
  • Author: Ursula Dronke
  • ISBN: 9780198111825
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Poetic Edda, Volume III: Mythological Poems II

    This volume presents four of the most intricate and fascinating mythological poems of the Poetic Edda, with parallel translations and individual introductions and commentaries Havamal , notable for its unforgettable flashes of beauty and despair, explores the nature of human knowledge Hymiskvita is the boisterous tale of the giant Hymir Grimnismal , the lay of GrimnThis volume presents four of the most intricate and fascinating mythological poems of the Poetic Edda, with parallel translations and individual introductions and commentaries Havamal , notable for its unforgettable flashes of beauty and despair, explores the nature of human knowledge Hymiskvita is the boisterous tale of the giant Hymir Grimnismal , the lay of Grimnir, the Visored God, is a dramatic monologue spoken by Otin The final poem, Grottasongr , is the song of two girls kept as slaves by King Froti to work at his magic grindstone Ursula Dronke provides new and illuminating textual readings of these celebrated works.

    The Poetic Edda Lee M Hollander The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore, embodying both the ethical views and the cultural life of the North during the late heathen and early Christian times. The Poetic Edda Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes The Poetic Edda Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes Hackett Classics Jackson Crawford on FREE shipping on qualifying offers The poems of the Poetic Edda have waited a long time for a Modern English translation that would do them justice Here it is at last Odin be praised and well worth the wait These amazing texts from a th century Icelandic manuscript are of huge The Poetic Edda Voluspo Internet Sacred Text Archive p xxix THE POETIC EDDA VOLUME I LAYS OF THE GODS p xxx p VOLUSPO The Wise Woman s Prophecy INTRODUCTORY NOTE At the beginning of the collection in the Codex Regius stands the Voluspo, the most famous and important, as it is likewise the most debated, of all the Eddic poems Another version of it is found in a huge miscellaneous compilation of about the year , the Edda The Poetic Edda, also known as Smundar Edda or the Elder Edda, is a collection of Old Norse poems from the Icelandic medieval manuscript Codex Regius Royal Book Along with the Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda is the most expansive source on Norse mythology The first part of the Codex Regius preserves poems that narrate the creation and foretold destruction and rebirth of the Old Norse The Poetic Edda Lokasenna The Poetic Edda, tr by Henry Adams Bellows, , full text etext at sacred texts Edda Icelandic literature Britannica Edda Edda, body of ancient Icelandic literature contained in two th century books commonly distinguished as the Prose, or Younger, Edda and the Poetic, or Elder, Edda It is the fullest and most detailed source for modern knowledge of Germanic mythology The Prose Edda Heimdallr In Norse mythology, Heimdallr is a god who possesses the resounding horn Gjallarhorn, owns the golden maned horse Gulltoppr, has gold teeth, and is the son of Nine Mothers who may represent personified waves Heimdallr is attested as possessing foreknowledge, keen eyesight and hearing, and keeps watch for invaders and the onset of Ragnark while drinking fine mead in his dwelling Vlusp Norse and Germanic Lore site with Old Norse Voluspa Information, analysis and studies on Germanic Pre Christian religion, culture and heritage, using the Poetic Edda, Prose Edda, Sagas and Germanic Folklore. Glossary of Poetic Terms from BOB S BYWAY In a somer seson, whan softe was the sonne, I shoop me into shroudes as I a sheep were, In habite as an heremite unholy of werkes, Wente wide in this world wondres to here.

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    1. Neil

      Volume one of the Oxford edition of the Poetic Edda contains the texts and English translations of four of the best heroic poems in the collection. The four poems focus on the fall of the Burgundians and the Gothic Ermanaric legend. The texts included are the Atlakviða (The Lay of Atli), Atlamál hin groenlenzku (The Greenland Ballad of Atli, The Greenlandish Lay of Atli, The Greenlandic Poem of Atli), Guðrúnarhvöt (Gudrún's Inciting, Gudrún's Lament, The Whetting of Gudrún.) and the Ham [...]

    2. Neil

      This second volume of Oxford's edition of the Poetic Edda is again the product of Ursula Dronke and contains the Norse texts and English translation of five key mythological poems taken from the Eddic corpus. The poems collected in this volume include Völuspá (Baldrs draumar (is given as an appendix), Rígsþula, Völundarkviða, Lokasenna and Skírnismál.The texts and translations of the poems themselves only take up 50 or so pages, the rest of the book is taken up by introductions, commenta [...]

    3. Bill

      This is the scholarly work on the poetic Eddas with the Old Icelandic poem on one side of the page and the English translation on the other side followed by commentary at the end of the poem. The book is an amazing feat of scholarship but it is not for everyone. I almost did not read it but I am glad I did it is well worth the effort. If the book has a problem it has been out of print for forty years and Volumes 2,3, and 4 are not readily available and are very expensive on amazon. I guess they [...]

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