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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The theory is original, and acutely deve- loped from the phenomena, and it is hardly fair to throw any doubt upon it, without some detailed discussion. Write a customer review.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Righ, where the word first occurs, is the same as the Edda title, although this identity does not necessarily ‘follow.

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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 poticum 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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This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. Zoom page 7 June 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.

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The introductory remarks to the several poems are most elaborate, concise, and instructive. Still more interesting and more indicative of thorough command of the subject and critical acumen, is the editor’s searching discussion of the place and date of the Eddie songs.

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Get to Know Us. Stephanie Ricker rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Occasionally, the accurate reading of the manuscripts is all that is required to rectify errors in printed editions, while a thorough acquaintance with the phenomena of the manuscripts, and a sympathetic familiarity with the literature, such as enable him to follow the waywardness of the bungling scribe, are the best aids to a successful divination of what ought to have. Spotted a problem with this article? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The orthography chosen here is I think the best. Inhe settled down in Oxford, which he made his home for the rest of his life. 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. At the same time, it receives strong indirect confirmation from recent views of Professor Bugge.

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