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Snorri Sturluson

(1178—1241)


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(1178–1241),

Icelandic historian and poet. A leading figure of medieval Icelandic literature, he wrote the Younger Edda or Prose Edda and the Heimskringla, a history of the kings of Norway from mythical times to the year 1177.

Subjects: medieval and Renaissance history (500 to 1500) — religion.


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