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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But a fuller exposition is certainly desirable, and a serious handling of the objections that lie on the surface. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Stefan marked it as to-read Feb 06, Occasionally, the accurate reading of the manuscripts is all that is required to rectify errors in printed editions, while a thorough acquaintance with the phenomena of the horeale, and a sympathetic familiarity with the literature, such as enable him to follow the waywardness of the bungling scribe, are the best aids to a successful divination cprpus what ought to have.

Whether the poems attributed to “the Helgi poet,” “the Ballad poet,” the “Norse Aristophanes of the Western Isles,” and so forth, were really written by particular individuals, as suggested, may be debated at any length, and with as much plausibility, as the authorship of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

On the whole, his special knowledge and critical penetration have achieved most valuable results. Righ, where the word first occurs, is the same as the Edda title, although this identity does not necessarily ‘follow. 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.


At the same time, it receives strong indirect confirmation from recent views of Professor Bugge.

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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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Probably some of the younger bards would owe their passion and fluency to a dash of Irish blood. Spotted a booreale with this article?

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Corpus Poeticum Boreale V2: The attempt to dis- entangle the Scandinavian and the common Teutonic myths ; the separation of the Walhall and Walkyrie system as a Wicking faith merely, and as lasting only “some three generations at most,” while “our older authorities all point to the habitual and household worship of ancestors as being the main cult of the older religion ;”—these are exceedingly important matters, which we must be content to note.

Still more interesting and more indicative of thorough command of the subject and critical acumen, is the poetium searching discussion of the place and date of the Eddie songs. Many corrections to these works could be made by the tons of scholarship done on this subject since the last printing, but it is still a great work of art. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


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The theory is original, and acutely deve- loped from the phenomena, and it is hardly fair to throw any doubt upon it, without some detailed discussion. Zoom page 7 June 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.

Vigfasson pro- poses a new explanation of the name, identifying it with “Earth” Ertha. Read more Read less. To ask other readers questions about Corpus Poeticum Boreale V2please sign up. Write a customer review. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Read more Read less.

In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduct This scarce antiquarian book is boreaoe in our special Legacy Reprint Series. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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