Resources for Njal’s Saga

Never heard of Njal's Saga? Don't worry, you're not alone---it's actually a medieval best-seller most people haven't heard of. But luckily, all you have to do is read this post to get yourself acclimated, and then you're all set to enjoy one of medieval Iceland's finest sagas (as so many saga-enthusiasts proudly proclaim)! That introductory... Continue Reading →

Exploring Reykjavík’s Museums (Must-see Spots for Saga Fans!)

Today I'm going to continue the tale that I began in my previous post about my wanderings in Iceland! So do read that if you haven't---but if you have, áfram! Humble indeed, and not all that interesting---but it was enough to get me going again! After that delicious dinner at Café Loki, I wandered back... Continue Reading →

FAQ

Behold! A wondrous page filled with resources, links, and answers to frequently asked questions! I'm curious about Norse mythology, but don't know where to start. What do you recommend? Go directly to the 'original' sources available on Norse mythology, the Prose Edda and the Poetic Edda. It is best to read lore as unfiltered as possible, at... Continue Reading →

The Sagas and Tales of Icelanders

[Click Here to Skip the Preface and Go Directly to the Saga List] Preface Illustrating a complex society filled with feuds, heroism, and aspects of everyday life, these sagas and tales bring Iceland's Viking Age past back to life. Although written primarily during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, these Icelandic works of literature reflect the... Continue Reading →

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