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The First Nine Books Of The Danish History Of Saxo Grammaticus

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrederick York Powell (Contributor), Oliver Elton (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages564
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11933941M
    ISBN 101432553003
    ISBN 109781432553005
    OCLC/WorldCa156820486

    In the early years of the thirteenth century the Danish writer Saxo Grammaticus provided his people with a History of the Danes, an account of their glorious past from the legendary kings and heroes of Denmark to the historical present. It isone of the major sources for the heroic and mythological traditions of northern Europe, though the complex Latin style and the wide range of material. Saxo Grammaticus has 45 books on Goodreads with ratings. Saxo Grammaticus’s most popular book is The History of the Danes, Books I-IX: I. English Te.

    First Page: THE DANISH HISTORY, BOOKS I IX. by. Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned") fl. Late 12th Early 13th Century A.D. PREPARER'S NOTE: Originally written in Latin in the early years of the 13th Century A.D. by the Danish historian Saxo, of whom little is known except his : Grammaticus Saxo. Saxo Grammaticus, (flourished 12th century–early 13th century), historian whose Gesta Danorum (“Story of the Danes”) is the first important work on the history of Denmark and the first Danish contribution to world literature.. Little is known of Saxo’s life except that he was a Zealander belonging to a family of warriors and was probably a clerk in the service of Absalon, archbishop of.

    Saxo was probably a canon of Lund Cathedral, at that period a Danish cathedral, and lived at the end of the twelfth century. He was in the service of Archbishop Absalon, who encouraged him to write a history of his own country from the beginnings up to his own time, with a strong Christian bias. Starting with the myths and heroic tales of primitive Scandinavia, he devoted the first nine of his. Saxo Grammaticus (c. ) also known as Saxo cognomine Longus was a Danish historian, thought to have been a secular clerk or secretary to Absalon, Archbishop of Lund, foremost advisor to Valdemar I of Denmark. He is the author of the Gesta Danorum, the first full history of Denmark/5(39).


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Grammaticus Saxo circa was a Danish writer who provided his people with a History of the Danes. He tells the story of their glorious past from the legendary kings and heroes of Denmark to the historical present.

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This edition is in the PUBLIC DOMAIN in the United States. This electronic edition was edited, proofed, and prepared by Douglas B. Killings. Gesta Danorum (in latin:"Deeds of the Danes") is a medieval work concerning Danish history.

It was written in the 12th century and his author was named Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxon the Grammarian", adjective which can be interpreted as "literate")/5(8).

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Saxo Grammaticus (c. ) also known as Saxo cognomine Longus was a Danish historian, thought to have been a secular clerk or secretary to Absalon, Archbishop of Lund, foremost advisor to Valdemar I of Denmark.

He is the author of the Gesta Danorum, the first full history of Denmark/5. main page. The First Nine Books of the Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus, Books The First Nine Books Of The Danish History Of Saxo. Saxo "Grammaticus," or "The Lettered," one of the notable historians of the Middle Ages, may fairly be called not only the earliest chronicler of Denmark, but her earliest writer.

In the latter half of the twelfth century, when Iceland was in the flush of literary production, Denmark lingered behind. Internet Archive BookReader The first nine books of the Danish history of Saxo Grammaticus.

The Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus From "The Nine Books of the Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus", translated by Oliver Elton (Norroena Society, New York, ). Preface Introduction (Part I) Introduction (Part II) Book One Book Two Book Three Book Four Book Five, Part I Book Five, Part II Book Six Book Seven Book Eight, Part I Book Eight.

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