Sagnanet: Icelandic Medieval Literature
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|Title:||Sagnanet: Icelandic Medieval Literature|
Digital images of manuscripts and books covering the entire range of Icelandic sagas. The manuscripts are nearly all in Old Norse or Icelandic. Books can be in any European language, as a number of saga translations are included. Site also includes Germanic/Nordic mythology (the Eddas), the history of the Norwegian kings, contemporary sagas and tales from the European age of chivalry, Icelandic ballads, poetry and epigrams. Works are from the collections of the National and University Library of Iceland, the Fiske Icelandic Collection at Cornell University, and the Árni Magnússon Institute. Site is available in both English and Icelandic interfaces.
Sagnanet provides digital access to the central corpus of the Icelandic Saga literature. Scholars and researchers worldwide are able to access online full texts/images of Icelandic saga literature and epics, handwritten and printed. This large scale digital collection has been created through the combined efforts of the National and University Library of Iceland, the Árni Magnússon Institute in Iceland, and Cornell University Library, which owns the Fiske Icelandic Collection. SagaNet servers are installed in both Iceland and Ithaca.
Old Norse literature.
Books and pamphlets
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|Notes:||[Ithaca, NY : Cornell University, 2001?]-|
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|This Record Last Updated On:||12/4/2008 12:06:55 PM|
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