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Knýtlinga saga

  • Author
    Anonymous (Ólafr Þórðarson?)
  • Country in which the text is set
    Denmark, Estonia, Norway
  • Featured locations
    Jótland (Jutland, Jütland)
    Eistland (Estonia, Estland)
    Rípar (Ribe)
    Danmǫrk (Denmark, Dänemark)
    Borgundarhólmr (Bornholm)
    Vinðland (Wendland, Slavic regions on the Southern coast of the Baltic)
    Nóregr (Norway, Norwegen)
    Austrvegr („Eastern way, Ostweg“ - northeastern region of the Baltic, today Russia)
    Eyrarsund (The Sound, Öresund)
    *Ragnarsstaðir (Ragnarsstad, in Jutland, not to be detected)
    *Ragnarssjór (Lake Ragnar in Jutland, not to be detected)
  • Bibliographic information

    Knytlinga saga, Kap. XXXIII–XL, S. 152-163. In: Danakonunga sǫgur. Bjarni Guðnason gaf út. Íslenzk fornrit, 35. bindi. Reykjavík: Hið íslenzka fornritafélag, 1982.

  • Translations

    Language Year Translator
    Danish 1829 Carl Christian Rafn
    Danish 1846 Grimur Thomsen (abr.)
    Danish 1869 Svend Grundtvig (abr.)
    Danish 1977 Jens Peter Ægidius
    English 1986 Hermann Pálsson & Paul Edwards
    German 1924 (1966) Walter Baetke
    Latin 1741
    Latin 1892 F. Jónsson

  • Year of first publication
    1741
  • Place of first publication
    Copenhagen

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