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1. Preface
2. Bibliography
3. Credits


Heimskringla (HK) or the Lives of the Norse Kings



Snorri Sturlason's Preface

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Snorri's Preface


While the main manuscripts of the Heimskringla begin with the Ynglinga Saga, Snorri's preface is inluded in the Parchment Manuscript Codex Frisianus (AM 45 fol, early 14th century). See description of the this MS in the Copenhagen Arnamagnæan Collection here.

Abbreviations for the whole library.


Snorri Sturluson, Heimskringla. Ed. Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson, Íslenzk Fornrit vol. 26: Heimskringla I. Reykjavik: Hið Íslenzka Fornritafélag 1941. Pp. 3–7.

Snorri Sturluson, Heimskringla or the Lives of the Norse Kings. Ed. and transl. by Erling Monsen and A. H. Smith. Cambridge: W. Heffer 1932. Pp. xxxv–xxxvii (rendered as ‘35–37’ in the present BP edition).

Snorre Sturlason, Kongesagaer. Oversat af Dr. Gustav Storm. Christiania: Stenersen 1900. Pp. 3–5.



Input by Amund Bjørsnøs, Spring 2016. Last published: 31 July 2016.

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