The Book of Reykjahólar : the last of the great medieval legendaries /

The Book of Reykjah3/4lar, produced on the very eve of the Reformation, investigates what may be considered the last medieval legendary. The legendary's significance resides in its preserving in Icelandic translation a group of otherwise unattested medieval Low German saints' lives. Marian...

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Author / Creator: Kalinke, Marianne E.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©1996.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Retention:digitized
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""ABBREVIATIONS""; ""1 Legenden/LÃ?genden""; ""2 The Eve of the Reformation in Iceland""; ""3 The Low German Sources of Reykjahólabók""; ""4 Björn porleifsson of Reykjahólar: Copyist, Translator, Editor, and Compiler""; ""5 The Communion of Saints""; ""6 'God alone knows whether this legend is true'""; ""7 Sacred Romances""; ""8 Björn Porleifsson: Collector of Myths""; ""NOTES""; ""BIBLIOGRAPHY""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""