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Although based on historical persons from the ninth century, Ragnar Lodbrok and his sons are the subjects of compelling legends dating from the Viking era. Warriors, raiders, and rulers, Ragnar and his sons inspired unknown writers to set down their stories over seven centuries ago. This volume presents new and original translations of the three major Old Norse texts that tell Ragnar’s story: The Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok, The Tale of Ragnar’s Sons, and The Sögubrot. Ragnar’s death song, the “Krákumál,” completes the story. Extensive notes and commentary are provided, helping listeners enter the world of these timeless stories of Viking adventure.

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About the Author

Ben Waggoner is an independent scholar of Viking-era Norse culture and religion, as well as a translator of Old Norse literature, focusing on the “legendary sagas.” A native of south Louisiana, he now lives in Arkansas with his wife and son. When he’s not translating sagas, he teaches science.