But the king's heart swells, bulging with courage in battle, where heroes sink down... Over a period of twenty years Snorri Sturluson, scholar, courtier and poet, compiled the prose Edda as a textbook for young poets who wished to praise kings. His work surveys the content, style and metres of traditional Viking poetry and includes a lengthy poem of Snorrie's own, praising the king of Norway. Ironically, Snorri was killed in his own cellar in Iceland in 1241 on the instigation of the king of Norway, as a result of ...

Edda 2011, Empire Books

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Edda 2009, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

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Edda 2009, BiblioLife

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Edda 1995, Everyman Paperback

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Edda 1992, Everyman Paperback Classics

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Edda 1987, Everyman Paperback Classics, London, England

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