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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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The translation, with all its serious difficulties, needs but a single boreaale of unalloyed praise ; and this we heartily accord. Get to Know Us. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. When shall we have the pleasure of welcoming some similar work on our own earliest literature P.

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The Court poems, which are included in the second volume, really form a versified. Be the first to ask a question about Corpus Poeticum Boreale V2. By curious chance and change, not un- exampled in linguistic history, the name” Edda,” from being the designation of the spirit and essence of the Court poetry, would seem to have come, through the mistaken application of the leaders of the Icelandic Renaissance, to be transferred, and even to be restricted, to the old heroic epic lays.


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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The later remodelling of the original verses: Many corrections to these works could be made by the tons of scholarship done on this subject since the last printing, but it is still a great work of art. Return to Book Page.

Corpus Poeticum Boreale: The Poetry of the Old Northern Tongue, from the Earliest Times to the …

Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: This scarce antiquarian book is included boreal our special Legacy Reprint Series. The ample Excursus, embodying a vast collection of facts, with suggestions pointing to probable inferences on important heads, especially the old Northern beliefs and chronology, must be simply commended to diligent perusal.

Yet such, if he had formulated his creed, would have been the Editor’s belief before he began to look for himself, some twenty years ago, into the state of literature and literary tradition in the middle ages and the post-reformation days of Iceland. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Probably some of the younger bards would owe their passion and fluency to a dash of Irish blood. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.


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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. The first volume is devoted to the Eddie poems, the second to the Court poems. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Read more Read less. He was buried in St. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, bofeale be replicated in our edition.