Völsungasaga

Völsungasaga

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The 13th century Icelandic Völsungasaga is usually read by people studying the Poetic Edda or Wagner's Ring
- which obscures the fact it is a much better story than practically everything derived from it. A riddle-telling
dragon, a broken sword, a hooded mysterious wanderer - cannibalism, incest, mutilation, and sensitive
hearts. This is R-rated Tolkien - and the unashamedly archaic Magnússon-Morris translation is up for the
adventure. Passages spoken in Old Norse are taken from the edition of Sophus Bugge, Berlin, 1891. (Su...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Chapters I - V
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  2. 02
    Chapters VI - VIII
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  3. 03
    Chapters IX - XI
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