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Medieval and Classical Library

THE STORY OF THE ERE-DWELLERS
("Eyrbyggja Saga")

Online Medieval and Classical Library Release #33

Originally written in Icelandic (Old Norse) sometime around the middle of the 13th century. Author unknown, although some scholars have suggested a connection with the author of the "Laxdaela Saga".

The text of this edition is based on that published as "THE SAGA LIBRARY, VOL. II: THE STORY OF THE ERE-DWELLERS, translated by William Morris & Eirikr Magnusson (Bernard Quaritch, London, 1892). This edition is in the PUBLIC DOMAIN in the United States.

This electronic edition was edited, proofed, and prepared by Douglas B. Killings (DeTroyes@EnterAct.COM), January 1998.


CONTENTS
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
ORIGINAL TEXT --
Sveinsson, Einar Olafur (Ed.): "Islenzk Fornrit, vol. IV: Eyrbyggja Saga" (University of Iceland, Reykjavik, 1935).
OTHER TRANSLATIONS --
Palsson, Hermann & Paul Edwards (trans): "Eyrbyggja Saga" (Penguin Classics, London, 1972, 1989).
RECOMMENDED READING --
Anonymous: "Egil's Saga" (Translation: Hermann Palsson & Paul Edwards, Penguin Classics, London, 1976).
Anonymous: "Saga of Grettir the Strong" (Translation: G.A. Hight, London, 1914; released as Online Medieval and Classical Library E-Text #9, 1995).
Anonymous: "The Story of the Heath Slayings" (Translation: William Morris & Eirikr Magnusson, Bernard Quaritch, London, 1892; released as Online Medieval and Classical Library E-text #34, 1998).
Anonymous: "Laxdaela Saga" (Translation: Muriel Press; The Temple Classics, London, 1899; released as Online Medieval and Classical Library E-text #32, 1997).
Anonymous: "Life and Death of Cormac the Skald" (Translation: W.G. Collingwood & J. Stefansson; Ulverston, 1901; released as Online Medieval and Classical Library E-text #7, 1995).
Anonymous: "The Story of Burnt Njal" (Translation: George W. DaSent, London, 1861; released as Online Medieval and Classical Library E-text #11, 1995).
Anonymous: "The Vinland Sagas" (Translation: Magnus Magnusson & Hermann Palsson; Penguin Classics, London, 1965) Contains translations of "Greenlanders Saga" and "Eirik the Red's Saga".
Jones, Gwyn: "History of the Vikings" (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1968, 1973, 1984).
Sturluson, Snorri: "The Heimskringla" (Translation: Samual Laing, London, 1844; released as Online Medieval and Classical Library E-text #15, 1996).
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