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The Story of Grettir the Strong (Dodo Press)

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
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  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Morris (Translator), Eirikr Magnusson (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11677474M
    ISBN 101406546070
    ISBN 109781406546071

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It is a very different book than Rolf. The author, Allen French, created the story of Rolf and the Viking Bow out of his own imagination and extensive knowledge of ancient Iceland and Viking times.

It's an extraordinary book. Grettir the Strong, by contrast, is one of the ancient Icelandic sagas that the author retells here/5(3). The author, Allen French, created the story of Rolf and the Viking Bow out of his own imagination and extensive knowledge of ancient Iceland and Viking times.

It's an extraordinary book. Grettir the Strong, by contrast, is one of the ancient Icelandic sagas that the /5(3). It is a very different book than Rolf. The author, Allen French, created the story of Rolf and the Viking Bow out of his own imagination and extensive knowledge of ancient Iceland and Viking times.

It's an extraordinary book. Grettir the Strong, by contrast, is one of the ancient Icelandic sagas that the author retells here/5(3). Buy The Story of Grettir the Strong: Read 3 Kindle Store Reviews - (3).

There is nothing really unique about the story of Grettir. Like most sagas about outlaws he is super strong, but due to misunderstandings/thirst for vengeance he commits acts that force him to become an outlaw, and a lot of the story features around his exploits on the run trying to find shelter and fending off those that would chase him/5.

Composed at the end of the fourteenth century by an unknown author, The Saga of Grettir the Strong is one of the last great Icelandic sagas. It relates the tale of Grettir, an eleventh-century warrior struggling to hold on to the values of a heroic age becoming eclipsed by Christianity and a more pastoral lifestyle/5.

The Saga of Grettir the Strong: a story of the Eleventh Century Hight, George Ainslie, translator Published by Dent/ Dutton, London/ New York ().

Grettir, living at the dawn of Christianity’s coming to Iceland, had a gift of “ridding lands of their pests.” Heathen pests: trolls, ghosts, sorcerers, to be sure; and worse were the self-serving men who found strong Grettir in their way.

Unjustly accused, Grettir is driven to seek help at the Althing, Iceland’s court of justice. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Story of Grettir the Strong by Eiríkr Magnússon and William Morris. Grettir the strong is descended from Onund, a Viking famed for enemies killed in war and the taking of booty from towns plundered on far sea raids.

In. The Story of Grettir the Strong. 0 This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

the story of Spes and Thorstein Dromund (of which more anon) must be considered; yet whoever added it to the tale did so with some skill. A life scarce worth the living, a poor fame Scarce worth the winning, in a wretched land, Where fear and pain go upon either hand, As toward the end men fare without an aim Unto the dull grey dark from whence they came: Let them alone, the unshadowed sheer rocks stand Over the twilight graves of that poor band, Who count so little in the great world's game.

Nay, with the Released on: Octo Preview of The Story of Grettir the Strong Summary: French adapted the story of Grettir from the translation of Grettir's Saga by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson. The original was written in Iceland during the early fourteenth century by an unknown writer.

chronicles the adventures of a. The Saga of Grettir the Strong by Hight, G.A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Grettir's Saga. translation into English by William Morris & Eirikr Magnusson from the original Icelandic 'Grettis saga'. Chapter 1. There was a man named Onund, who was the son of Ufeigh Clubfoot, the son of Ivar the Smiter; Onund was brother of Gudbiorg, the mother of Gudbrand Ball, the father of Asta, the mother of King Olaf the Saint.

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And so the story ends, summing up the worth of Grettir the Strong by reminding people, of his huge strength, his long endurance in outlawry, his gift for dealing with ghosts and evil spirits, the famous vengeance taken for him in Micklegarth; and, lastly, the fortunate life and good end of Thorstein Dromund, his brother and avenger.

Text, "The Story of Grettir the Strong." Translated from the Icelandic by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnusson, with introduction. First Edition. Grettis Saga: The Story of Grettir the Strong.

Translated from the Icelandic by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnusson. London: F. S. Ellis, British Library MS. Add. 45, images, f. 91 Sonnets.the story of grettir the strong. This First Part tells of the forefathers of Grettir in Norway, and how they fled away before Harald Fairhair, and settled in Iceland; and of their deeds in Iceland before Grettir was born.Composed at the end of the fourteenth century by an unknown author, The Saga of Grettir the Strong is one of the last great Icelandic sagas.

It relates the tale of Grettir, an eleventh-century warrior struggling to hold on to the values of a heroic age becoming eclipsed by Christianity and a more pastoral lifestyle.