Edda Norse Myths Myths and Folktales

Edda is the name of two Old Norse writings which constitute the most authoritative source for Norse mythology: the Elder, or Poetic, Edda, dealing with Norse mythology (compiled ca. 1250 based on older materials), and the Younger, or Prose, Edda, composed by Snorri Sturluson (ca. 1220), containing various mythological stories, as well as a treatise on poetry.

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See Also:
  • The Poetic Edda - Text of the Poetic Edda in the Cottle translation.
  • The Prose Edda - The Prose Edda as translated by Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur.
  • Ása: Norse Mythology Source Texts - Including the Elder (Poetic or Saemund\\'s) Edda and norse the Younger myths (Prose or Snorri\'s) Edda in English norse translation.
  • Poetic Edda - English translations of several heroic poems from the myths Poetic Edda, by Stephan Grundy.
  • Synopsis of Rydberg's Edda - Structure outline and abstract of Rydberg\\'s Edda, of edda which three norse versions have been published.

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