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Overview

"Braver are many in word than in deed..."

Saga Six Pack 6 is a Norse Myth megamix of original sagas, literary retellings and academic perspectives:

A Thane of Wessex by Charles W. Whistler.
Harald Harfager's Saga by Snorri Sturluson.
Eric Brighteyes by Henry Rider Haggard.
The Valkyrs by Hélène Adeline Guerber.
Saga of Hakon Herdebreid ("Hakon the Broad-Shouldered") by Snorri Sturluson.
The Elves by Hélène Adeline Guerber.

Includes image gallery featuring original illustrations for the Laxdæla saga and the essay Canute the Great by Laurence Marcellus Larson.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157656126
Publisher: Enhanced E-Books
Publication date: 02/17/2016
Series: Saga Six Packs , #6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 374
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Hélène Adeline Guerber (1859–1929), better known as H. A. Guerber, was a British historian most well known for her written histories of Germanic mythology.

Henry Rider Haggard (22 June 1856 – 14 May 1925) — known as H. Rider Haggard — was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire.

Snorri Sturluson (1179-1241) was an Icelandic historian, poet, and politician. He was elected twice as a law-speaker at the Icelandic parliament, the Althing. He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning ("the fooling of Gylfi"), a narrative of Norse mythology, the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language, and the Háttatal, a list of verse forms.

Charles W. Whistler (November 14, 1856 - June 10, 1913) was a writer of historic fiction that plays between 600 and 1100 AD, usually based on early English/Saxon chronicles, Norse or Danish Sagas and archaeological discoveries.

Laurence Marcellus Larson (September 23, 1868 – March 9, 1938) was a Norwegian born, American educator, historian, writer and translator. His notable works included his translation from Old Norse of Konungs skuggsjá .

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