By Kirsten Wolf
Saints’ legends shape a considerable component to previous Norse–Icelandic literature, and will be present in greater than 400 manuscripts or fragments of manuscripts relationship from presently earlier than the 12th century to the 1700s.
With The Legends of the Saints in previous Norse–Icelandic Prose, Kirsten Wolf has undertaken an entire revision of the fifty-year-old handlist The Lives of the Saints in previous Norse Prose. This up to date handlist organizes saints’ names, manuscripts, and versions of person lives with references to the approximate dates of the manuscripts, in addition to sleek Icelandic versions and translations. each one access concludes with secondary literature concerning the legend in query. those beneficial properties mix to make The Legends of the Saints in outdated Norse–Icelandic Prose a useful source for students and scholars within the field.