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Snorri Sturluson (1178—1241)



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The sagas of the Norse kings, compiled by the Icelandic historian and poet Snorri Sturluson (1179–1241); the stories cover the period from mythical times to the late 12th century. The title is taken from Kringla heimsins ‘orb of the world’, the opening words of the book.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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