Corpus poeticum boreale: The poetry of the old northern tongue from the earliest times to the thirteenth century Edited, classified and translated with introduction. The mere reading of the manuscripts requires a long and special training, for in addition to the • Corpus Poeticum Bo.-cale: Out Poetry of the Old Northern. Excerpt from Corpus Poeticum Boreale the Poetry of the Old Northern Tongue, Vol. 1: From the Earliest Times to the Thirteenth Century Edited Classified and.

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In two large, well-filled volumes, they have collected, edited, classified, translated, anno- tated, and otherwise elucidated, the poetry of “the Old Northern Tongue,” from the earliest times down to the thirteenth century.

It is evident, however, that these speculations, especially when taken into consideration with the views of Professor Bugge, throw the whole of the accepted ideas of Scandinavian mythology into dispute, and that the vigorous editorial research displayed in this work must modify in no slight degree the histories of Norse literature.

Zoom page 7 June Read more Read less. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature copus affordable, high borealee, modern editions that are true to the original work. Righ, where the word first occurs, is the same as the Edda title, although this identity does not necessarily ‘follow.


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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. On the whole, his special knowledge and critical penetration have achieved most valuable results. Jonathan Reed marked it as to-read Aug 14, He was made a Jubilee Doctor of Uppsala inand received the Danish order of the Dannebrog in The introductory remarks to the several poems are most elaborate, concise, and instructive.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In the following century, Ad the historian separated the bare facts with much care and sober judgment, and formed them into his famous book of the Lives of the. But how did the name come to be applied to the poetry P The suggestion is that it passed from the Lay of Righ to a curious list of synonyms at the bead of which the Lay probably stoodwhich is the basis of such poetic pucks as ‘Snorri’s, that thence it was applied to Snores book on the Poetic Art, being used as a synonym for the technical laws of the Court metre for three centuries toand that it was mistakenly transferred from this use, as above mentioned, -to designate the old heroic epic lays.

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The following results came out from a minute enquiry into the state of the mss. It was while working at this collection, making careful statistics of these vellums and the vellum fragments representing lost vellums, that the opinions now set forth forced themselves bit by hit upon the Editor. There is much to be said in favour of this view, which is certainly developed with much ingenuity and historical knowledge. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The Christian chronicles begin with the reign of Olaf Tryggwasonthe great Christianising king; and the Court poetry was at its zenith contemporaneously with the Norman Conquest of England.


The reconstructions are expert and ingenious, if overreaching at times. The annalistic poems follow, consisting of regular encomia, addressed to particular princes, and fashioned boreael commemoration of their deeds ; and with these are classed occasional Odes and Dirges in eulogy of the: Explore the Home Gift Guide. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The translation, with all its serious difficulties, needs but a single word of unalloyed praise ; and this we heartily accord.

The first volume is devoted to the Eddie poems, the second to the Court poems.

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