The Prose Edda: Tales from Norse Mythology
Publisher: University of California Press (August 1, 1964)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.3 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Snorri Sturluson feared that the traditional techniques of Norse poetics, the pagan kennings, and allusions to mythology would be forgotten with the introduction of new verse forms from Europe. This book was designed as a handbook for poets to compose in the style of the skalds of the Viking age.