Saxo Grammaticus - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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Germanic Religion; Njo̜rðr; Snorri Sturluson.

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An English translation of Saxo's Gesta Danorum is Hilda R. Ellis, ed., The History of the Danes, vol. 1 (Cambridge, 1979), translated by Peter Fisher; Fisher and Ellis wrote the commentary that makes up volume 2 (Cambridge, U.K., 1980). A recent collection on Saxo is Carlo Santini, ed., Saxo Grammaticus: Tra storiografia e letteratura (Rome, 1992); see especially the articles by Teresa Paroli, Anatoly Liberman, Mats Malm, Regis Boyer, and Margaret Clunies Ross. See also Karsten Friis-Jensen, Saxo Grammaticus As Latin Poet: Studies in the Verse Passages of the Gesta Danorum (Rome, 1987). Georges Dumézil's From Myth to Fiction: The Saga of Hadingus (Chicago, 1973) is a work on Saxo and his importance for Indo-European myth and religion. Dumézil's Gods of the Ancient Northmen (Berkeley, Calif., 1973), edited by Einar Haugen, contains his tripartite structure...

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