The saga of Erik the Viking by Terry Jones

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Published by Pavilion in London .

Written in English

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StatementTerry Jones ; illustrated by Michael Foreman.
ContributionsForeman, Michael, 1938-
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LC ClassificationsPZ7
The Physical Object
Pagination144p. :
Number of Pages144
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Open LibraryOL22157383M
ISBN 100907516238

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This is Terry Jones attempt at telling Viking sagas in the way that he hoped they would be, full of adventure and excitement. Told, as in the real sagas, in very episodic form, this is the adventure of Erik and his crew on the Golden Dragon as they travel the world taking on deceitful trolls, Dogfighters (your actual dogs of war), mystical mountains and go on to adventures at the edge 4/5.

Viking tales of heroes, villains, warriors, explorers and kings, told around campfires and mead halls for centuries. The stories of Grettir the Strong, and of Kormac the Skald. And the saga of Erik the Red, who settled Greenland, and his son Leif the Lucky, who sailed to America centuries before Columbus.

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Synopsis This is the tale of a Viking warrior by the name of Erik. But Erik is no ordinary Viking. With his trusty band of men he sets sail in search of the land where the sun goes at night - but he finds much more.

The Sea Dragon, Dogfighters and /5(78). 'This is one tale of a Viking warrior who lived hundreds and hundreds of years ago. His name is Erik.' And Erik is no ordinary Viking. Wtih his trusty band of men he sets sail in search of the land where the sun goes at night.

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The woodcut on this page is not from the Vinland sagas, but from another Viking saga, Erik Bloodaxe's Saga. It shows Erik Bloodaxe's widow Gunnhild Gormsdóttir inciting her sons to take possession of Norway; and it was published in Snorre Sturlassons's Heimskringla in The Saga of Erik the Viking by Jones, Terry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Erik and his crew go in search of "the land where the sun goes at night." Along the way they encounter the Old Man of the Sea, whom they outwit three times, a dragon, a magic sword, enchanters, assorted monsters and mythical beasts, and even Death.

They are tested in various ways, go over the edge of the world and beneath the bottom of the sea, and fight inner. The Saga of Erik the Viking. By Terry Jones, Illustrated by A special 30th anniversary edition of the classic tale of high-seas adventureJoin Erik and the crew of The Golden Dragon on their journey as they go in search of adventure in "the land where the sun goes at night." In the tradition of the great Norse sagas, this book was.

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Terry Jones is perhaps best known as a scriptwriter and member of the Monty Python team. His books for children have been enormously popular, including BEDTIME STORIES, THE KNIGHT AND THE SQUIRE, THE LADY AND THE SQUIRE and.

p. SAGA OF ERIK THE RED. DISCOVERY AND COLONIZATION OF GREENLAND. A. D. In presenting the historical evidences, and results that attended the independent investigations of Professors Reeves, Rafn and Beamish, there is necessarily much repetition, but it is nevertheless essential, because not only are the translations, in many instances, different.

This collection of Viking Sagas is told by Loki, shape-changer, mischief-maker and expert storyteller. First Loki tells how Odin creates the world, in an abridged version of the full Viking. Greenland was settled from around [A.D.]initially by Erik the Red.

We know this partly because of the Vinland Sagas, two Icelandic sagas called Saga of .

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