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Laxdaela saga.

Laxdaela saga.

Translated with an introd. by Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Pálsson.

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Mddx.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPenguin classics, L218
ContributionsMagnusson, Magnus., Hermann Pálsson, 1921-
The Physical Object
Pagination267 p. maps. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19051534M


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21 cm. Technical Details Staff View. This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. THE LAXDAELA SAGA Online Medieval and Classical Library Release #32 Originally written in Icelandic (Old Norse) sometime around the year A.D.

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