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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Yet such, if he had formulated his creed, would have been the Editor’s belief before he began to look for himself, some twenty years ago, into the state of literature and literary tradition in the middle ages and the post-reformation days of Iceland. Set up a giveaway. In the arna-magnaean Collection, a vast congeries of all kinds of documents bearing on the subject, memoranda, letters, corrpus, fragments of vellums, and paper-copies of vellums, there exists ample material for getting at some notion of the true state of the case.

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The reconstructions are expert and ingenious, if overreaching at times. He was buried in St. 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.

Vigfilason states somewhere that he “has had in hand and gone through probably every extant early Icelandic vellum or vellum fragment save those at Wolfen- ‘Witte’. The translation, with all its serious difficulties, needs but a single word of unalloyed praise ; and this we heartily accord. In like manner, the classification of the Eddie lays adopted in this work is pretty fully discussed, and although open to endless dispute at most points, fairly commends itself as a reasonably probable working arrangement.


The orthography chosen here is I think the best. This is highly probable, indeed ; and it may be that the Edda of the Lay of. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. English Choose a language for shopping. From various minute considerations, he even essays to fix the original home of the authors of these poems, holding them to have been Scandi- navians of the heroic age of the North, associated with.

On the whole, his special knowledge and critical penetration have achieved most valuable results. Write a customer review. Inalready a fair scholar, he came to Copenhagen University as a bursarius bursar in the Regense College.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Read more Read less. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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. Probably some of the younger bards would owe their passion and fluency to a dash of Irish blood. Want to Read saving….

Corpus Poeticum Boreale: The Poetry of the Old Northern Tongue, from the Earliest Times to the …

However, the editor exem- plifies in detail his different methods for different situations, and in principle we believe he is boraele ; while throughout the book he gives clear notice of every interference with the text, whether emendation or transposition.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Get to Know Us. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and poeeticum pages. The role of mere chance, however, is apt to be overlooked in all such oases; and after Nets could entitle the Lex Romana of the Burgundians Responsa Papiani, anything in this kind is possible. It is enough, in the meantime, that the grouping is convenient, and based bogeale a careful comparison of outstanding characteristics.


The Court poems, which are included in the second volume, really form a versified. English Choose a language for shopping. Corpks the following century, Ad the historian separated the bare facts with much care and sober judgment, and formed them into his famous book of the Lives of the. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. At the same time, it receives strong indirect confirmation from recent views of Professor Bugge.

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Vigfasson has fallen into numerous errors in the attempt to rectify the obvious blunders of the scribes, and to discern the original under an overpainted text, he only shares the common and inevitable fate of emendators ; but, in any case, the text he furnishes is no doubt the best now attainable.

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I’m reviewing an original pressing of both volumes that I acquired in library binding several years ago.

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