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The Icelandic church took a sympathetic view of the writing and reading of sagas,
and many of the authors whose identity is ... In the 13th century, saga literature
was also enriched by Norwegian prose translations of French romance literature.
saga kappabana, which tells the same story as the Old High German
Hildebrandslied. The term legendary sagas also covers a number of stories the
antecedents and models of which are not exclusively native. These sagas are set
in what ...
Saga. The best guide to current research is the annual Bibliography of Old Norse
-Icelandic Studies (from 1 964); for earlier works on the sagas, see Islandica (
from 1908). Standard editions of important texts include fslenzk fornrit (from 1933
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