Poetic Edda.


Poetic Edda.
See underEdda.

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  • Poetic Edda — noun A collection of Old Norse poems, songs, and some prose, containing stories about the Norse gods and legendary heroes …   Wiktionary

  • Poetic Edda. — See underEdda …   Useful english dictionary

  • Poetic Edda, The — (Elder Edda) (ca. 1280)    The Poetic Edda is a collection of some 38 anonymous poems in Old Norse, drawn together in late 13th century Iceland into a single manuscript, called the Codex Regius, the most famous manuscript in Old Norse. A second… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Edda — 1771, by some identified with the name of the old woman in the O.N. poem Rigsþul, by others derived from O.N. oðr spirit, mind, passion, song, poetry (cognate with O.Ir. faith poet, Welsh gwawd poem, O.E. woþ sound, melody, song, L. vates seer,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Edda — This page refers to the Eddur, poems and tales of Norse Mythology. For Edda, the ancestress of serfs in the Rígsthula, see Ríg. For the Hungarian rock group, see Edda művek. The term Edda (Plural: Eddas or Norse plural: Eddur) applies to the Old… …   Wikipedia

  • Edda — /ed euh/, n. a female given name. Also, Eda. Eddic, Eddaic /e day ik/, adj. /ed euh/, n. either of two old Icelandic literary works, one a collection of poems on mythical and religious subjects (Elder Edda or Poetic Edda) erroneously attributed… …   Universalium

  • Edda — Ẹd|da 〈f.; , s od. Ẹd|den; Lit.〉 Sammlung altnordischer Dichtungen [anord.] * * * Ẹd|da, die; [anord., H. u.] (Literaturwiss.): Sammlung altnordischer Dichtungen. * * * Ẹdda,   Name zweier Werke der altisländischen Literatur, der Prosa oder… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Edda — n. 1 (also Elder Edda, Poetic Edda) a collection of medieval Icelandic poems on Norse legends. 2 (also Younger Edda, Prose Edda) a 13th c. miscellaneous handbook to Icelandic poetry. Etymology: perh. a name in a Norse poem or f. ON oacutethr… …   Useful english dictionary

  • edda — n. 1 (also Elder Edda, Poetic Edda) a collection of medieval Icelandic poems on Norse legends. 2 (also Younger Edda, Prose Edda) a 13th c. miscellaneous handbook to Icelandic poetry. Etymology: perh. a name in a Norse poem or f. ON oacutethr… …   Useful english dictionary


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