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Heimskringla, The Chronicle of the Kings of Norway, by Snorre Sturlason Heimskringla is a collection of tales about Old Norse Norwegian kings, beginning with the Ynglinga dynasty, followed by accounts of historical Norwegian rulers from Harald Fairhair of the 800s up to the death of the pretender Eystein Meyla in 1177. Most of the content is from the gross Viking Age. The exact sources of his work are disputed. It was written on Iceland ca. 1230, by Snorre Sturlason. Samuel Laing published an English translation in 1844, with a second edition in 1889. Here is all of it.

  1. Ynglinga Saga
  2. Halfdan the Black Saga
  3. Harald Harfager's Saga
  4. Hakon the Good's Saga
  5. Saga of King Harald Grafeld and of Earl Hakon Son of Sigurd
  6. King Olaf Trygvason's Saga
  7. Saga of Olaf Haraldson (St. Olaf)
  8. Saga of Magnus the Good
  9. Saga of Harald Hardrade
  1. Saga of Olaf Kyrre
  2. Magnus Barefoot's Saga
  3. Saga of Sigurd the Crusader and His Brothers Eystein and Olaf
  4. Saga of Magnus the Blind and of Harald Gille
  5. Saga of Sigurd, Inge, and Eystein, the Sons of Harald
  6. Saga of Hakon Herdebreid ("Hakon the Broad-Shouldered")
  7. Magnus Erlingson's Saga
Heimskringla, The Chronicle of the Kings of Norway, by Snorre Sturlason, ill. ved
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