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Matthew Driscoll (University of Copenhagen/Ulster University), ‘ Stories for all time: The Icelandic Fornaldarsögur’. Chaired by Orla Murphy. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

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A website with translations and texts relating to Old Norse literature and Norse mythology. The website primarily links to other websites, but it does also include original material.

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A short article about Thora Town-Hart, the daughter of Herrauðr, a legendary Jarl (Earl) of Götaland.
"The Saga of the Volsungs" is one of the truly great Icelandic sagas. Composed sometime in the twelfth or thirteenth century by an unknown author, it is the story of Sigurd the dragon-slayer. Filled with elements of Norse mythology and great human…

"Stories for all time"
Stories for all time is a research project based at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Nordic research (Nordisk Forskningsinstitut). It aims to survey the transmission history of the Fornaldarsögur Norðurlanda or legendary sagas.
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