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Re: Eddas

Posted by Joanne on January 15, 2004

In Reply to: Eddas posted by Ruthi on January 15, 2004

: Does anybody know the meaning of the word "Edda" (relates to old mythologies, sagas and so forth).
: Thank you.

1. A collection of Old Norse poems, called the Elder or Poetic Edda, assembled in the early 13th century.
http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/poe/#index

2. A manual of Icelandic poetry, called the Younger or Prose Edda, written by Snorri Sturluson
http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/pre/