The saga of the Jomsvikings



Publisher: University of Texas Press in Austin

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Statementtranslated from the Old Icelandic, with introduction and notes by Lee M. Hollander ; illustrated by Malcolm Thurgood.
ContributionsHollander, Lee M.
The Physical Object
Pagination116p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21236455M
ISBN 100292776233

  The Saga of the Jomsvikings. Average Rating: () out of 5 stars 1 ratings, based on 1 reviews. Lee M Hollander. Walmart # $ $ 27 $ $ Book Format. Select Option. Current selection is: Paperback. Book Format: Paperback. Paperback. Qty: Add to cart.4/5(1). * Delivery of orders may be delayed. Thanks for your patience. Journals customer service is available Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm CST. If you are interested in a single article or back issue, please email [email protected] Journals may take weeks to ship. [Icelanders’ Book] The Book of the Icelanders. By Ari Thorgilsson. Translated by Halldor Hermannsson. , rpt. New York: Kraus Reprint, [Jomsvikings’ Saga] The Saga of the Jomsvikings. Translated by Lee M. Hollander. Austin: University of Texas Press, [Jomsvikings’ Saga] The Saga of the Jomsvikings. Translated by N. F. Blake. The Saga Of The Jomsvikings by Hollander, Lee M. (Trn)/ Thurgood, Malcolm (Ilt) In A.D. , Earl Hákon, ruler of most of Norway, won a triumphant victory over an invading fleet of Danes in the great naval battle of Hjórunga Bay.

Little is known of Thorkell’s early life, but what we do know is mainly through his association with the legendary Viking mercenaries, the Jomsvikings. We know about the Jomsvikings from the Icelandic sagas, particularly The Jomsvikinga Saga and King Olaf Tryggvasson’s Saga.   SAGA faction review: Jomsvikings. The SAGA Age of Vikings book presents 12 very different factions to players. This series will review each one in turn. Who were they? The Jomsvikings are undoubtedly the most controversial faction in Age of Vikings, as there is no conclusive evidence they existed at all. Saga: The Wrath of the Jomsvikings Had my second game of Saga this afternoon against Rich at BIG with Matt on hand to help with some of the rules. Rich had played Jomsvikings with some success with the first edition and from what I'd read I knew they could be a . The Jomsvikings were a possibly-legendary company of Viking mercenaries or brigands of the 10th century and 11th century, dedicated to the worship of such deities as Odin and were staunchly pagan, but they reputedly would fight for any lord able to pay their substantial fees, and occasionally fought alongside Christian rulers. According to the Norse sagas .

Irpa appears in chapter 21 of the Jómsvíkinga saga, which focuses on the late 10th century Battle of Hjörungavágr between the fleet of the Jomsvikings under Sigvaldi Strut-Haraldsson and the fleet of Haakon Sigurdsson and Sweyn calls a meeting during a lull in the fighting, and says that he feels that the tide of the battle is going against his allies and him. Gesta Danorum (book 10), Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa and Eyrbyggja saga relate that in the early s, the exiled Swedish prince Styrbjörn the Strong brought the Jomsvikings to a devastating defeat against Styrbjörn's uncle King Eric the Victorious at the Battle of the Fýrisvellir, Uppsala, in or , while trying to take the crown of.

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The saga was written to tell the story of the defeat of Danish raiders by Earl Hakon. The story is the story of the Danish raiders through the eyes of medieval saga writers (sort of like historical novelists).

It's the story of the Jomsvikings, based in Jomsborg, their rise and eventual fall. It's also a story about intrigue in the Danish court/5(30).

The saga was written to tell the story of the defeat of Danish raiders by Earl Hakon. The story is the story of the Danish raiders through the eyes of medieval saga writers (sort of like historical novelists). It's the story of the Jomsvikings, based in Jomsborg, their rise and eventual fall.

It's also a story about intrigue in the Danish court/5(30). An exciting little saga about the semi-legendary Baltic warrior band known as the Jomsvikings. The final chapters contain a last stand good enough to rival the Volsunga Saga and Hervararsaga, well not quite but it is good/5.

In A.D. Earl Hákon, ruler of most of Norway, won a triumphant victory over an invading fleet of Danes in the great naval battle of Hjórunga Bay. Sailing under his banner were no fewer than five Icelandic skalds, the poet-historians of the Old Norse world.

Two centuries later their accounts of the battle became the basis for one of the liveliest of the Icelandic sagas, with special 4/5(1). The Saga of the Jomsvikings by Lee Milton Hollander,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The Saga of the Jomsvikings: Lee Milton Hollander: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(). The Saga of the Jomsvikings by Alison Finlay,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The saga was written to tell the story of the defeat of Danish raiders by Earl Hakon. The story is the story of the Danish raiders through the eyes of medieval saga writers (sort of like historical novelists).

It's the story of the Jomsvikings, based in Jomsborg, their rise and eventual fall. It's also a story about intrigue in the Danish court/5(27). Book Book Series. Overview. Aims and Scope. Unique among the Icelandic sagas, part-history, part-fiction, the Saga of the Jomsvikings tells of a legendary band of vikings, originally Danish, who established an island fortress of the Baltic coast, launched and ultimately lost their heroic attack on the pagan ruler of Norway in the late tenth.

Jómsvíkinga saga, i.e. Saga of the Jomsvikings, is a 13th century Old Norse saga, the author being an anonymous is a fanciful historical adventure set in the 10th century, recalling the days of the vikings.

Its first part is dedicated to the rise of the Knytlings, the Danish royal dynasty that was the first to unite Denmark under their rule and built it into the northern. Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid in Germany (unless otherwise indicated).

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The Jómsvíkinga saga (Saga of the Jomsvikings) is a medieval Icelandic saga composed by an anonymous Icelander. The Saga was composed in Iceland during the 13th century. It exists in several manuscripts which vary from each other.

There are many different versions and translations of the saga. JOMSVIKING is a series of historical novels set to the latest decades of the Viking Age. It is the saga of Thorstein and his family. In the first novel, Thorstein sees his father killed while he himself is enslaved.

Still a boy, he managages to escape. He travels south and is trained by the notorious Jomsvikings. Saga of the Jomsvikings book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In A.D. Earl Hákon, ruler of most of Norway, won a triu 4/5.

The Saga of the Jomsvikings is just about the best of the sagas (with the exception of, perhaps, the Laxdale Saga). The action is almost non-stop (once you get through the ponderous, but still interesting, introduction) and gives you a good idea about what the 12thth century poets/historians thought 9thth century exploits/5(29).

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If you want warriors, we’ve got. The saga is told in a—deceptively—simple style, with now and then a deft touch of irony. There are no surmises as to the identity of the author. His Icelandic provenience is obvious from the entirely episodic interest he takes in the presence and doings of the Icelandic skalds who participated in the great battle.

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This was only my second saga so I can't really compare it to many others. Unique among the Icelandic sagas, part-history, part-fiction, the Saga of the Jomsvikings tells of a legendary band of vikings, originally Danish, who established an island fortress of the Baltic coast, launched and ultimately lost their heroic attack on the pagan ruler of Norway in the late tenth : Unique among the Icelandic sagas, part-history, part-fiction, the Saga of the Jomsvikings tells of a legendary band of vikings, originally Danish, who established an island fortress of the Baltic coast, launched and ultimately lost their heroic attack on the pagan ruler of Norway in the late tenth century.

The saga's account of their stringent warrior code, fatalistic adherence to their. Buy The Saga of the Jomsvikings: A Translation for Students (The Northern Medieval World) by Finlay, Alison, Johannesdottir, THordis Edda (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Alison Finlay, THordis Edda Johannesdottir.

The saga of the Jómsvíkings. [Lee M Hollander;] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: In ADEarl Hakon, ruler of most of Norway, won a triumphant victory over an invading fleet of Danes in the great naval battle of Hjorunga Bay. and Vagn join the Jomsvikings --Of Palnatoki's death and Sigvaldi's ambition.

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In A.D.Earl Hákon, ruler of most of Norway, won a triumphant victory over an invading fleet of Danes in the great naval battle of Hjórunga Bay. Sailing under his banner were no fewer than five Icelandic skalds, the poet-historians of the Old Norse world.

Two centuries later Brand: University of Texas Press. The Saga of the Jomsvikings (Nelson's Icelandic Texts) Author. N.F. Blake. Publisher. Thomas Nelson and Sons. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping.

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Saga of the Jomsvikings. London, New York, T. Nelson [].Jómsvíkinga saga – Saga of the Jomsvikings – is a 13th century Old Norse saga, the author being an anonymous Icelander. It is a fanciful historical adventure set in the 10th century, recalling the days of the vikings.

Its first part is dedicated to the rise of the Knytlings, the Danish royal dynasty that was the first to unite Denmark under their rule and built it into the northern.