The Hrafnista Sagas Ben Waggoner

ISBN: 9780557729418

Published: 2012

Paperback

272 pages


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The Hrafnista Sagas  by  Ben Waggoner

The Hrafnista Sagas by Ben Waggoner
2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 272 pages | ISBN: 9780557729418 | 7.47 Mb

The Norwegian island of Hrafnista was long remembered in medieval Iceland as the ancestral home of a family of powerful chieftains, who were said to have faced and triumphed over dangers ranging from tyrant kings, to storms and famines, to giants,MoreThe Norwegian island of Hrafnista was long remembered in medieval Iceland as the ancestral home of a family of powerful chieftains, who were said to have faced and triumphed over dangers ranging from tyrant kings, to storms and famines, to giants, dragons, and sorcery. Descendants of these Men of Hrafnista settled in Iceland and gave rise to prominent families, who passed on tales of their ancestors for generations until they were written down.

For the first time, the Old Norse sagas of the Men of Hrafnista-the Saga of Ketil Salmon, the Saga of Grim Shaggy-Cheek, the Saga of Arrow-Odd, and the Saga of An Bow-Bender-have been collected in one volume, in English translation. Enter the world of Viking legend and lore with these tales of high adventure.



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