Saxo Grammaticus (Volume II)

Gesta Danorum: The History of the Danes
Author(s): 
Friis-Jensen, Karsten
ISBN: 
9780198705765
Date published: 
September 2014
Hardback |c c |d
Price: 
£150.00

Saxo, a twelfth-century canon at Lund Cathedral, was commissioned by his Archbishop to write a history of Denmark with a strong Christian bias. Volume II contains books 11-16 of Saxo's Grammaticus, mainly dealing with the history of the first Danish kings.