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Although based on historical persons from the 9th century Ragnar Lodbrok and his sons are the subjects of compelling legends dating from the Viking era Warriors raiders and rulers Ragnar and his sons inspired unknown writers to se. I desire my death nowThe disir call me home whom Herjan hastens onwardfrom his hall to take meOn the high bench boldlybeer I ll drink with the Gods hope of life

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T down their stories over seven centuries ago This volume presents new and original translations of the three major Old Norse texts that tell Ragnar's story the Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok the Tale of Ragnar's Sons and the Sogubrot Rag. Aaaaaaaaw cute collection of sagas about Ragnar Lodbrok king in leathern breeches First story is almost similar to the one from Heroes of the Norselands by Katha

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Nar's death song the Krakumal and a Latin fragment called the List of Swedish Kings complete the story Extensive notes and commentary are provided helping the reader to enter the world of these timeless stories of Viking adventure. This review is for the Audible editionIf you like the History Channel s VikingsThen you ll probably like this It s a retelling of three surviving stories from Ol

  • Paperback
  • 122
  • The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok
  • Ben Waggoner
  • English
  • 10 September 2017
  • 9780578021386

About the Author: Ben Waggoner

I've been studying Old Norse close to modern Icelandic in my copious spare time since about 2006 Now I translate study annotate and periodically publish Old Norse sagas longish prose narratives that come in a great many genres Why It's fun if you like that sort of thing and someone has to do it My focus has been on the fornaldarsögur or sagas of olden time legendary narrativ



10 thoughts on “The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok

  1. says:

    I desire my death nowThe disir call me home whom Herjan hastens onwardfrom his hall to take meOn the high bench boldlybeer I'll drink with the Gods;hope of life is lost now laughing shall I dieDamn but do I love these old sagas Epic and fascinating and mysterious they're simply perfect for me And it's history A marriage made in heavenor should I say made in Valhall Ben Waggoner's translation is easy to read and

  2. says:

    It’s not an easy read The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok is patchwork of literary styles genres and stories Add a lot of names and genealogies and a rather wordy translation and you have a bit of work ahead of youBut

  3. says:

    I like my Vikings to be on the battlefield But good background to know

  4. says:

    I have been watching the TV show Vikings so this was very interesting to read The author uses three major old Norse stories to tell Ragnar's life and deeds There is a lot of speculation as to whether there actual

  5. says:

    Aaaaaaaaw cute collection of sagas about Ragnar Lodbrok king in leathern breeches First story is almost similar to the one from Heroes of the Norselands by Katharine Boult Version in Waggoner's book is closer to the plot that was played in TV Show but nevertheless is very interesting Second story is Sögubrot the saga about Ivar the boneless and third story tells about the other Ragnar's sons The last one in t

  6. says:

    This was interesting I've recently read the Saxon Stories series and characters there worshiped Ragnar They were marauding thieves and Ragnar was also known as being that plus a mighty warrior So it was kind of fun to read about Ragnar In som

  7. says:

    This review is for the Audible editionIf you like the History Channel's VikingsThen you'll probably like this It's a retelling of three surviving stories from Old Norse texts Some of the characters from the show are there as viewers would know them; Others take different forms from story to story but all have fates intertw

  8. says:

    It is wonderful to see all the works relating to Ragnar Lodbrok brought together in one volume They make a fun and fascinating read and the translation is well handled This book will appeal to lovers of Norse mythology and the sagas as well as to fans of the TV series Vikings

  9. says:

    Superior translation Very readable and as entertaining as a 1000 year old Saga can be

  10. says:

    Ragnar Lidbrook made famous by the TV show “Vikings” however the real Norse Sagas are nothing at all like that First off Ragnar i

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