Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings

Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings


Written by Snorre Sturluson

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ISBN: 48623665
Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches
Pages: 354

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The Heimskringla, a history of Norwegian kings beginning with the Ynglinga Saga, traces the descent of Norwegian royalty from Odin, presented as a historical figure, a great conqueror and master wizard. The chronicle ends with the story of Magnus Erlingson, who ruled until A.D. 1184.