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The Story of the Volsungs, (Volsunga Saga) With Excerpts from the Poetic Edda by William Morris. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a free audio book for yourself today! The saga is imbued throughout with themes of power, jealousy, love, vengeance, and fear. Often considered a critical influence on such later works as Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle and J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Story of the Volsungs is a powerful epic that continues to resonate for modern listeners.
Buy The Story of the Volsungs (Volsunga Saga): With Excerpts from The Poetic Edda (Hardcover) by Morris, William, Magnusson, Eirikr (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(26). Thus the vengeance of the Volsungs was wrought. And Sigurd thought on the deed that Sigmund, his father, and Sinfiotli, the youth who was his father’s kinsman, wrought, as he rode the ways of the forest, and of the things that thereafter befell them.
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The Saga of the Volsungs was written in the thirteenth century by an unknown Norse author. The story itself, however, is much older and parts are found throughout many Norse stories prior to this version.
The story tells of Sigurd the dragonslayer, a man unlike any in the world, and unsurpassed in any way/5(90). Originally issued as "The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs: With Certain Songs from the Elder Edda," it was The Story of the Volsungs book reprinted in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries 5/5(1).
As to the story: "Volsunga Saga" is mainly about the ancestors and the deeds of Sigurd the Dragon-Slayer, his murder, and the following (implied and explicit) cycle of vengeance.5/5(1).
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This work has been previously published and carefully edit /5. The Völsunga saga (often referred to in English as the Volsunga Saga or Saga of the Völsungs) is a legendary saga, a late 13th century poetic rendition in the Icelandic language of the origin and decline of the Völsung clan (including the story of Sigurd and Brynhild and destruction of the Burgundians).
The Saga of the Volsungs is a great Old Icelandic legendary saga and one of the best magic-heroic tales ever told. It is the story of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer and his family, the Volsungs, and their conflicts with other northern royal families in the pre-Viking period.4/5. The Story of the Volsungs.
From Wikisource. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The Story of the Volsungs. sister projects: Wikidata item. Introduction Translators' Preface Contents. Chapter I; Chapter II Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; In.
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The Story of the Volsungs is an epic work by William Morris, numbering o lines and notable for inspiring the high fantasy literature of J. Tolkien and other famous his lifetime, Morris was praised by contemporaries for this poem, which is heavily inspired by Brand: Triangle Circle Square.
The Story of the Volsungs is an epic work by William Morris, numbering o lines and notable for inspiring the high fantasy literature of J. Tolkien and other famous authors. In his lifetime, Morris was praised by contemporaries for this poem, inspired by the Brand: Völsunga Saga: The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs, with certain Songs from the Elder Edda.
Translated by Eiríkir Magnusson and William Morris. London: Ellis, Text; also contains list of noteworthy names in the story. Völsunga Saga: The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs, with certain Songs from the Elder Edda. The Saga of the Volsungs - This is one of several versions of the story of the Germanic hero Sigurth.
I found this somewhat frustrating. I found this somewhat frustrating. It's more complete than the version presented in the Poetic Edda but it is also poorly stitched together and /5.
The Story of the Volsungs, (Volsunga Saga) William Morris. More Books by William Morris See All. News from Nowhere, or, an Epoch of Rest: being some chapters from a utopian romance. The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the 4/5(3). The Paperback of the The Story of the Volsungs With Excerpts from the Poetic Edda by Anonymous at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due Price: $ The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs () is an epic poem of o lines by William Morris that tells the tragic story, drawn from the Volsunga Saga and the Elder Edda, of the Norse hero Sigmund, his son Sigurd (the equivalent of Siegfried in the Nibelungenlied and Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung) and Sigurd's wife Gudrun.
It sprang from a fascination with the Volsung legend that Author: William Morris "Author of 'The Earthly Paradise'". Short Synopsis Written in the thirteenth century AD in Icelandic but based on much older source material, The Story of the Volsungs is a legendary Norse mythological saga.
Full Synopsis Originally written in Icelandic in the thirteenth century AD by an anonymous author, The Story of The Volsungs is a legendary saga based on Norse mythology. The epic describes the legendary history.
Originally written in Icelandic in the 13th century AD by an anonymous author, The Story of The Volsungs is a legendary saga based on Norse mythology. The epic describes the legendary history and heroic feats of several generations of mythic Viking families and derives from many sources, including preexisting Edda, or heroic poems, Norse legends, historical events, and orally transmitted folklore.THE STORY of the VOLSUNGS.
and in the brief book-list at the end of this volume may be seen the little that has been done as yet. It is, however, becoming ever clearer, and to an increasing number, how supremely important is Icelandic as a word-hoard to the English.User Review - Flag as inappropriate A new translation of an old Classic By: Caleb Anderson A great book!
With easy to read format translation into English. Made especially good with the combination of prose and story formats. This translation of Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer, is a true classic style.5/5(1).