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Five pieces of runic poetry

Thomas Percy

Five pieces of runic poetry

by Thomas Percy

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Published by R. & J. Dodsley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old Norse poetry -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Micro-opaque of the original in the Library of Congress. Louisville, Ky., Lost Cause Press, 1966. 4 cards. (British culture series)

    Statementtr. from the Islandic language.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    SeriesBritish culture series
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[3]-99, [1] p.
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16829937M

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Five Pieces of Runic Poetry Translated from the Islandic Language. London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, Thomas Percy (), Bishop of Dromore and linguist, translated several Chinese works from Portugese manuscripts; however, his most famous work is Reliques of Ancient English Poetry ().

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Internet Archive BookReader Five pieces of runic poetry translated from the islandic language: Quotations. Five pieces of runic poetry translated from the islandic language: Quotations: Thomas Percy, Egill Skallagrímsson, Eyvindr Skáldaspillir, Harald III Harðráði (King of Norway): Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming: Internet Archive.

Five pieces of runic poetry translated from the islandic language: Quotations. Item Preview. This use of the word ‘runic’, to typify anything old and northern, became prevalent in the 18 th century, as in Bishop Percy’s Five pieces of runic poetry book Five Pieces of Runic Poetry Translated from the Islandic Language (London, ), at a time when there was a veritable craze for Old Norse poetry.

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InDr Johnson and others encouraged Percy to preserve the poetry he was finding at home. which contained the first edition of the Anglo-Saxon runic poem.

As a result of the Cottonian fire inhis edition also became the only source for the poem. In this thesis I re-examine the first edition from a runological perspective within the context of its publication in theFile Size: 1MB.

Five pieces of runic poetry tr. from the Islandic language Author: Thomas Percy ; Egill Skallagrímsson ; Eyvindr Skáldaspillir ; Harald, HarðraÌ Ã°i King of Norway. The versions cited, with their English translation, were taken from the book "Runic and Heroic Poems" by Bruce Dickins.

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