Frithiofs Saga

Frithiofs Saga

Esaias Tegner’s poetic version of the Norse Saga of Frithiof the Bold. [Nor. Lit.: Haydn & Fuller, 275]
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His greatest poetic achievements were the much-translated Frithiofs saga (1825), a cycle based on an Old Icelandic saga, and two narrative poems, the sensitive religious idyll Children of the Lord's Supper (1820; translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) and Axel (1822).
His finest poetry appeared in the collections Krigssang for skanska lantvarnet (1808), Sang till solen (1813), Hjalten (1813), Nattuardsbarnen (1820; translated as by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Children of the Lord's Supper, 1842), and Frithiofs Saga (1825), based on the old Norse sagas and one of the masterpieces of Scandinavian romanticism.