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Although based on historical persons from the 9th century Ragnar Lodbrok and his sons are the subjects of compelling legends dating from the Viking era Warriors raiders and rulers Ragnar and his sons inspired unknown writers to se. I like my Vikings to be on the battlefield But good background to know

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The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok

T down their stories over seven centuries ago This volume presents new and original translations of the three major Old Norse texts that tell Ragnar's story the Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok the Tale of Ragnar's Sons and the Sogubrot Rag. This was interesting I ve recently read the Saxon Stories series and characters there worshiped Ragnar They were marauding thieves and Ragnar was also known as being that plus a mighty warrior So it was kind of fun to read about Ragnar In some ways this didn t long enough and in others it seemed long So 3 stars

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Nar's death song the Krakumal and a Latin fragment called the List of Swedish Kings complete the story Extensive notes and commentary are provided helping the reader to enter the world of these timeless stories of Viking adventure. Superior translation Very readable and as entertaining as a 1000 year old Saga can be


10 thoughts on “The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok

  1. says:

    I desire my death nowThe disir call me home whom Herjan hastens onwardfrom his hall to take meOn the high bench boldlybeer I'll drink

  2. says:

    It’s not an easy read The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok is patchwork of literary styles genres and stories Add a lot of names and genealogies and a rather wordy translation and you have a bit of work ahead of youBut it’s worth it The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok contains tree sagas a list of Swedish kings and a long poem Krákumál If you’re unaccustomed with the Old Icelandic literary style you should start with t

  3. says:

    I like my Vikings to be on the battlefield But good background to know

  4. says:

    I have been watching the TV show Vikings so this was very interesting to read The author uses three major old Norse stories to tell Ragnar's life and deeds There is a lot of speculation as to whether there actually was a Ragnar He has been identified as various historical persons of this period but there is no actual proof His sons are a different matter as there is information about them Anyone wanting to learn a bit about Ragner and thi

  5. says:

    Aaaaaaaaw cute collection of sagas about Ragnar Lodbrok king in leathern breeches First story is almost similar to the one from Heroes of the Norselands by Katharine Boult Version in Waggoner's book is closer to the plot that was played in TV Show but nevertheless is very interesting Second story is Sögubrot the saga ab

  6. says:

    This was interesting I've recently read the Saxon Stories series and characters there worshiped Ragnar They were marauding thieves and Ragnar w

  7. says:

    This review is for the Audible editionIf you like the History Channel's VikingsThen you'll probably like this It's a retelling of three surviving stories from Old Norse texts Some of the characters from the show are there as viewers would know them; Others take different forms from story to story but all have f

  8. says:

    It is wonderful to see all the works relating to Ragnar Lodbrok brought together in one volume They make a fun and fascinating read and the translation is well handled This book will appeal to lovers of Norse mythology and the sagas as well as to fans of the TV series Vikings

  9. says:

    Superior translation Very readable and as entertaining as a 1000 year old Saga can be

  10. says:

    Ragnar Lidbrook made famous by the TV show “Vikings” however the real Norse Sagas are nothing at all like that First off Ragnar is a prince the eldest son of a king The sagas contain two different versions of Ragnar’s life In the first version the Prince Ragnar goes to a neighboring kingdom to save a maiden named Thora from a snake that has surrounded her house Thora is a kings daughter and this snake eats its tale Kind of like the Mi