Composed at the end of the 14th century by an unknown author, The Saga of Grettir the Strong is one of the last great Icelandic sagas. It relates the tale of Grettir, an 11th century warrior struggling to hold on to the values of a heroic age
Composed in medieval Iceland, Hrolf’s Saga recalls ancient Scandinavia of the Migration Period, when the warrior chieftain King Hrolf ruled in Denmark. In the old Norse world, King Hrolf served as a symbol of courage.
An unforgettable tale of princely jealousy, unrequited love, greed and vengeance, the Saga of the Volsungs is one of the great books of world literature. Based on Viking-Age poems, the saga combines mythology, legend and sheer human drama.
The Graenlendinga Saga and Eirik the Red's Saga contain the first ever descriptions of North America, a bountiful land of grapes and vines, discovered by Vikings five centuries before Christopher Columbus.