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  • The Prose Edda

    The Prose Edda
    av Jesse Byock

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447552

    The most renowned of all works of Scandinavian literature and our most extensive source of Norse mythology Written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, The Prose Edda tells ancient stories of the Norse creation epic and recounts t…

  • Viking Language 1

    Viking Language 1
    av Jesse L. Byock

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781480216440

    Viking Language 1: Learn Old Norse, Runes, and Icelandic Sagas (the first book in the Viking Language Series) is a new introduction to Old Norse and Icelandic. The beginner has everything in one book: Graded lessons, reading passages, vocabulary, gr…

  • Viking Language 2

    Viking Language 2
    av Jesse L. Byock

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781481175265

    Viking Language 2: The Old Norse Reader (the 2nd book in the Viking Language Series) immerses the learner in Old Norse and Icelandic. Readings include a wealth of Old Norse myths, legends, complete Icelandic sagas, poems of the Scandinavian gods, ru…

  • The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki

    The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki
    av Jesse Byock

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435931

    Composed in medieval Iceland, Hrolf's Saga is one of the greatest of all mythic-legendary sagas, relating half-fantastical events that were said to have occurred in fifth-century Denmark. It tells of the exploits of King Hrolf and of his famous cham…

  • Viking Language 1

    Viking Language 1
    av Jesse L Byock

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780988176416

    Viking Language 1: Learn Old Norse, Runes, and Icelandic Sagas, 2nd upgraded edition. New, smaller book size with same content. Everything necessary to learn and teach Old Norse. Graded lessons, saga readings, runic inscriptions, grammar exercises,…

  • The Saga of the Volsungs

    The Saga of the Volsungs
    av Jesse Byock

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447385

    The epic Viking Age stories that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien and Wagner's Ring cycle Written in thirteenth-century Iceland but based on ancient Norse poetry cycles, The Saga of the Volsungs combines mythology, legend and sheer human drama. It tells of…

  • Viking Language 2

    Viking Language 2

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781953947062

    Viking Language 2: The Old Norse Reader (Book 2 in The Viking Language Old Norse Icelandic Series) is a language workbook built around a treasure trove of old Scandinavian lore. Designed for beginners to those more advanced, this dynamic book includ…

  • Grettir's Saga

    Grettir's Saga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192801524

    'You will be made an outlaw, forced always to live in the wilds and to live alone.'A sweeping epic of the Viking Age, Grettir's Saga follows the life of the outlaw Grettir the Strong as he battles against sorcery, bad luck, and the vengefulness of h…

  • Supplementary Exercises for Old Norse - Old Icelandic

    Supplementary Exercises for Old Norse - Old Icelandic

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780988176409

  • Viking Archaeology in Iceland

    Viking Archaeology in Iceland

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782503544007

    The Viking North Atlantic differs significantly from the popular image of violent raids and destruction characterizing the Viking Age in Northern Europe. In Iceland, Scandinavian seafarers discovered and settled a large uninhabited island. In order…

  • Old Norse - Old Icelandic

    Old Norse - Old Icelandic

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781953947093

    Old Norse - Old Icelandic: Concise Introduction is a modern "primer" for learning to read the Icelandic sagas in their original language. This straightforward, easy-to-use primer requires no previous language knowledge. It is designed for self-learn…

  • Medieval Iceland

    Medieval Iceland
    av Jesse L. Byock

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520069541

    The history of medieval Europe is incomplete if it does not take Iceland into account. Jesse Byock's reassessment of medieval Iceland uses all the available sources--the medieval Icelanders' historical writings, extensive saga literature, and intric…

  • The Saga of the Volsungs

    The Saga of the Volsungs

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393681

    Part of a new series Legends from the Ancient North, The Saga of the Volsungs is one of the classic books that influenced JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings 'They summoned their friends, readied their horses, and prepared their helme…

  • Altnordisch 1: Die Sprache der Wikinger, Runen und Isländischen Sagas

    Altnordisch 1: Die Sprache der Wikinger, Runen und Isländischen Sagas
    av Jesse L. Byock

    Häftad - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781535396141

    Altnordisch 1: Die Sprache der Wikinger, Runen und isl ndischen Sagas gliedert sich in f nfzehn inhaltlich aufeinander aufbauende Lektionen bestehend aus altnordischen Textpassagen, Runen, Grammatikbauk sten, bungen, Karten, (mit gratis Online L sun…

  • Feud in the Icelandic Saga

    Feud in the Icelandic Saga
    av Jesse L. Byock

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520082595

    Feud stands at the core of the Old Icelandic sagas. Jesse Byock shows how the dominant concern of medieval Icelandic society--the channeling of violence into accepted patterns of feud and the regulation of conflict--is reflected in the narrative of…

  • The Saga of the Volsungs

    The Saga of the Volsungs

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272996

    "The Saga of the Volsungs" is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner, who drew heavily upon this Norse source in writing his "Ring Cycle" and a primary source for writers of fantasy such as J.R.R. Tolkien and romantics s…

  • Viking Age Iceland

    Viking Age Iceland
    av Jesse Byock

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140291155

    Medieval Iceland was unique amongst Western Europe, with no foreign policy, no defence forces, no king, no lords, no peasants and few battles. It should have been a utopia yet its literature is dominated by brutality and killing. The reasons for thi…