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Laxdæla Saga - The Laxdale Saga - With Map and Section Headings

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ISBN : 9781849024310
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204 pages
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Laxdaela saga is a 13th century Icelandic saga, telling the story of the people in the Brei afj r ur area from the late 9th century to the early 11th century. The saga tells of a love triangle between Gu r n sv frsd ttir, Kjartan lafsson and BolliMoreLaxdaela saga is a 13th century Icelandic saga, telling the story of the people in the Brei afj r ur area from the late 9th century to the early 11th century. The saga tells of a love triangle between Gu r n sv frsd ttir, Kjartan lafsson and Bolli orleiksson. Kjartan and Bolli are two lads who are close friends but they both love Gu r n which causes hatred between them and results in tragedy. Numerous ancient manuscripts contain this saga, dating back to the fourteenth century and it is second only to the Nj ls saga in the number of medieval manuscripts preserved. Laxd la saga is a popular story because of its poetic beauty and pathetic sentiment.This version contains an illustration and the original marginal sub-headings interweaved in the text.