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