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By Kirsten Wolf

Saints’ legends shape a considerable part of previous Norse–Icelandic literature, and will be present in greater than 400 manuscripts or fragments of manuscripts relationship from presently sooner than the 12th century to the 1700s.
With The Legends of the Saints in outdated Norse–Icelandic Prose, Kirsten Wolf has undertaken an entire revision of the fifty-year-old handlist The Lives of the Saints in outdated Norse Prose. This up to date handlist organizes saints’ names, manuscripts, and variations of person lives with references to the approximate dates of the manuscripts, in addition to smooth Icelandic variants and translations. each one access concludes with secondary literature concerning the legend in query. those good points mix to make The Legends of the Saints in previous Norse–Icelandic Prose a useful source for students and scholars within the field.

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