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The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes

Translator: Dr. Jackson Crawford
Date Published: 2015

The Poetic Edda is an ancient collection of anonymous poems attributed to the Norse people. Several historical copies of the Poetic Edda exist, but its most influential manuscript is the Codex Regius, which is believed to have been written within the 1270’s.

Dr. Jackson Crawford’s translation of the Poetic Edda is simpler than most other translations. This translation is recommended for easy reading.

The Poetic Edda by Dr. Jackson Crawford

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