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Snorri Sturluson

[snor-ree stœr-luh-son; English snawr-ee stur-luh-suh n] /ˈsnɒr ri ˈstœr lə sɒn; English ˈsnɔr i ˈstɜr lə sən/
noun
1.
1179–1241, Icelandic historian and poet.
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  • Snorri Sturluson, the greatest of Icelandic historians, was born in 1179.

    Modern Icelandic Plays Jhann Sigurjnsson
  • Such is the story as told by Snorri Sturluson, the Icelandic historian, in 1222.

    The Isles of Scilly Jessie Mothersole
  • Some eighty paces off is to be seen the wool-bath erected by Snorri Sturluson.

    Visit to Iceland Ida Pfeiffer
  • The figure of Snorri Sturluson is there, though he is rather disappointing in his nephew's view of him.

    Epic and Romance W. P. Ker
  • The Reykholt parsonage is on the site of the house of Snorri Sturluson, the historian, who lived nearly seven hundred years ago.

    Across Iceland William Bisiker
  • In the view of Snorri Sturluson, the old gods are exempt from any touch of controversy.

    Epic and Romance W. P. Ker
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Snorri Sturluson

/ˈsnɔːrɪ ˈstɜːləsən/
noun
1.
1179–1241, Icelandic historian and poet; author of Younger or Prose Edda (?1222), containing a collection of Norse myths and a treatise on poetry, and the Heimskringla sagas of the Norwegian kings from their mythological origins to the 12th century
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