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Tiers of the Roman Empire One of the great books of world literature the saga is an unforgettable tale of princely jealousy unreuited love greed and vengeance With its cursed treasure of the Rhine sword reforged and magic ring of power it was a major influence for writers including William Morris and J R R Tolkien and for Wagner's Ring cycl.

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Völsunga sagaLegend and sheer human drama At its heart are the heroic deeds of Sigurd the dragon slayer who acuires magical knowledge from one of Odin's Valkyries Yet it is also set in a very human world incorporating strands from the oral narratives of the fourth and fifth centuries when Attila the Hun and other warriors fought on the northern fron.

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  • Jeffrey Keeten

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga saga”Now Sigurd rode away His ornamented shield was plated with red gold and emblazoned with a dragon Its top half was dark brown and its bottom half light red and his helmet saddle and buffcoat were all marked in this way He wore a mail coat of gold and all his weapons were ornamented with gold In this way the dragon was illustrated on all of his arms


  • E. G.

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga saga List of MapsIntroduction by Jesse L ByockNote on the Translation The Saga of the Volsungs The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer N


  • Antonomasia

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga sagaIt's thrilling that this is a legend from a time when there were hardly any written records the 4th 5th centuries It is of course a later mashup characters meet marry and fight who were alive at different times and not written down until the thirteenth century but it's tantalisingly close to the edge of history Many readers pick up The Saga of the Volsungs because of Tolkien or Wagner but for me it was this one of the first times we can hear an account from the barbarians of the Migration Period and especially in an interesting and readable narrative It's very different from dry chronicle type works like popular academic primary source text Two Lives of CharlemagneThe concrete action based narrative of sagas in which little or no interiority is shown but characters do and say plenty probably isn't for those who need stylistically rarefied wri


  • Alex

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga sagaoh hai VikingsI have a great love for Vikings who are terrific insulters and murderers Here's the type of thing Vikings do this one guy Sinfjotli is like This drink is poison I can tell and the other guy's all That's okay you can filter the poison out through your mustache and Sinfjotli's like Good plan and then he dies because that's not how mustaches work You can't read enough of stories like thatSinfjotli is one of the many ill fated men of the Volsung line and this gets complicated so here's a family tree drawn by someone on deviantArtHelpful right No not really it's a nice job but it mostly just points out how complicated this is I found it best to not worry too much about which specific Volsung is on any given page Volsungs isn't really about plot It's not about style either; there's nothing exceptional here What you read it for is to bask in that weird Viking world where people try to filter poison through their mu


  • Chrissie

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga sagaWhat is presented here is a tale of Scandinavian folklore a tale about several generations of the Völsung clan tales passed down by word of mouth for centuries An epic poem it was first drawn on stone in 1030 AD in Ramsund Sweden as a pictorial carving with the addition of rune lettering In the thirteenth century it came to be written down in IcelandicIt is a tale of myth and magic with animals whose words are understood by man dragons magical potions and Gods mingling with human beings walking the earth It is also a tale of vengeance and retribution gruesome bloody killings and gory deaths It is uite different from a Grimm fairy tale It is Scandinavian in its essence the events told are dark grim and forebodingThe story itsel


  • Markus

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga sagaA real classic An ancient Nordic epic of sword and sorcery that inspired tons of stories from our time from Tolkien to Vikings


  • Andrea

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga sagaSome strange things I learned while reading the book1 You can start out as a hunted criminal and be raised to a place of honor and respect by pillaging villages2 Weak children must be killed off Spartans have nothing on these guys3 Incest


  • Bettie

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga saga Drawn from one of the best known Icelandic sagas a powerful new dramatisation of the tragic story of Sigurd Volsung and Brynhild the woman he loves With an introduction b


  • Marquise

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga sagaHoly Wotan's tits Batman This is revenge porn at its finest like only the Norsemen can pull out Monsieur le Comte de Monte Cristo has nothing on these fellows of the North when it comes to vengeance justice fire 'n' blood AhemI can see why Herr Wagner liked this saga so


  • Neil

    Völsunga saga Read & Download ´ 104 Völsunga sagaThe Volsunga Saga is a Norse prose retelling of the Norse Eddic versions of the Nibelungen Volsung legends and is pr