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Snorri Sturluson


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Snorri Sturluson 1179-1241. Icelandic historian and chieftain whose works include Heimskringla, a series of sagas, and the Prose, or Younger, Edda.


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  • And that Snorri Sturluson, credited as the author of The Heimskringla, probably had the best name of all time.

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  • Jónas rejects Snorri Sturluson's rules for the making of metaphors, the logic informing the comparison of a sword to a snake, and pleads – in startling prose – for an art that connects everything to everything.

    From the Mouth of the Whale by Sjón - review

  • "The idea was to use gravity as a motivational force as a camera move," adds co-director Snorri Sturluson.

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  • Heimskringla is a collection of sagas about the kings of Norway, written by the Icelandic poet Snorri Sturluson in the thirteenth century.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Snorri Sturluson was the greatest secular author of the Middle Ages.

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  • As Snorri Sturluson tells us in the ringing Old Norse of the Prose Edda, "When pigs fly."

    jhetley: Snipped from XXIII of POWERS

  • Toward the end of the ninth century Harold Fairhair, either spurred by the example of Charlemagne, or really prompted, as Snorri Sturluson tells us, resolved to bring all Norway under him.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • A poet with the unlikely name of Snorri Sturluson helped record some of the sagas in the twelfth century, and generated a tradition of recording family epics mostly blood feuds that make the Hatfields and McCoys seem tame in comparison.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Like all Norwegian youngsters, Heyerdahl had to read "Heimskringla" ( "The Orb of the World"), an epic history of Norway by Snorri Sturluson, a 13th-century Icelandic poet and chieftain.

    In Search Of The Gods

  • Snorri Sturluson (1178 – 1241), to whom it was ascribed.

    The Nibelungenlied


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