Fridthjof's Saga

Esaias Tegnér


Fridthjof's Saga

Fridthjof's Saga

  • Title: Fridthjof's Saga
  • Author: Esaias Tegnér
  • ISBN: 9781438518633
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback



Esaias Tegner was a 19th century Swedish writer and professor of Greek language After writing Fridthjof s Saga Tegner was considered the father of modern Swedish poetry Fridthjof s Saga dates back to the 8th century in Iceland King Beli had two sons, Helgi and Halfdan, and a daughter named Ingeborg On the other side of the fjord, lived the king s friend whose son FrithEsaias Tegner was a 19th century Swedish writer and professor of Greek language After writing Fridthjof s Saga Tegner was considered the father of modern Swedish poetry Fridthjof s Saga dates back to the 8th century in Iceland King Beli had two sons, Helgi and Halfdan, and a daughter named Ingeborg On the other side of the fjord, lived the king s friend whose son Frithjof was called the bold and he was the bravest among men Frithjof had been raised together with Ingeborg by their foster father Hilding Both Beli and orsteinn died in war whereupon Helgi and Halfdan ruled the kingdom The two kings were jealous of Frithjof s excellent qualities and so they refused to let him marry Ingeborg When Frithjof returned he burnt down Baldr s temple and went away and became a Viking After three years, he came to king Ring Just before the old king died, Frithjof s identity was apparent to everybody and the dying king appointed Frithjof Earl and made him the care taker of Ring and Ingeborg s child When Ring died, Frithjof and Ingeborg married and he became the king of Ringerike Then he declared war on Ingeborg s brothers killing one of them and making the second his vassal.


Recent Comments "Fridthjof's Saga"

This was a nice classic tale of a guy's quest to marry a princess. It helps to be familiar with Norse Mythology to really understand what is going on with this because there are frequent references to Balder, Freya and other gods throughout this saga.

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(Habe ich auf Deutsch gelesen.) Die Frithjofs-Sage lässt sich auf jeden Fall schnell lesen (ca. 4 Stunden), was allerdings den Lesefluss stört, ist die veraltete Rechtschreibung. Mir gefällt, dass bei den einzelnen Gesängen unterschiedliche Versmaße verwendet werden, die passen gut dazu. Man sollte sich vielleicht ein wenig mit nordischer Mythologie auskennen, denn es gibt zwar am Ende Erklärungen zu den Begriffen, aber während des Lesens ständig nachschlagen zu müssen, stelle ich mir m [...]

I read this one is the original Swedish - a delightful old tale of a Nordic hero in the Viking Age.


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