INDICE / CONTENTS 

ÁRMANN JAKOBSSON
Inventing a saga form: The development of the kings’ sagas
SVERRE BAGGE
One god and one king: The unification of Norway according to Snorri Sturluson
MASSIMILIANO BAMPI
The king in rhyme: Some observations on Óláfs ríma Haraldssonar as a reworking of Snorri’s Óláfs saga helga
ADELE CIPOLLA
A legendary ancestry for poets: Skáldatal in Heimskringla and Edda manuscripts
MARIA CRISTINA LOMBARDI
Poetics and politics in Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar
JOHN MCKINNELL
Baptising an image: Rivers in pre- Christian and early Christian tradition
MARCELLO MELI
La preistoria del Ynglingatal
AGNETA NEY
Young men’s journeys in Heimskringla and the influence of queens
GIOVANNA SALVUCCI
Grand finales in the kings’ sagas between Christian piety and Germanic stoicism