By Kirsten Wolf
Saints’ legends shape a considerable section of outdated Norse–Icelandic literature, and will be present in greater than 400 manuscripts or fragments of manuscripts courting from presently ahead of the 12th century to the 1700s.
With The Legends of the Saints in outdated Norse–Icelandic Prose, Kirsten Wolf has undertaken a whole revision of the fifty-year-old handlist The Lives of the Saints in outdated Norse Prose.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 glossy Icelandic versions and translations. every one access concludes with secondary literature concerning the legend in query. those positive aspects mix to make The Legends of the Saints in previous Norse–Icelandic Prose a useful source for students and scholars within the field.