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The Eddas are the primary texts for the study of Northern mythology.

 The Poetic Edda

Henry Adams Bellows, tr. [1936].
The Poetic Edda, also known as the Elder Edda. A complete version of this key text, scanned at sacred-texts. Highly readable with extensive, useful notes. 
 The Prose Edda
of Snorri SturlsonArthur Gilchrist Brodeur, tr. [1916].
The Prose Edda, also known as the Younger Edda. 
 Old Norse Poems
by Lee M. Hollander [1936
The SagasThe Sagas are historical legends, but often have supernatural or mythological elements. Besides being sophisticated and very enjoyable narrative literature, they also contain illuminating details of life in old Iceland.

 The Story of the Volsungs
with extracts from the Poetic Edda. by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson[1888]. 
 The Story of Grettir the Strong
translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris [1869]. 
 The Story of Egil Skallagrimsson (Egil's Saga)
Translated from the Icelandic by W.C. Green [1893]
Contributed by the 
 The Story of Burnt Njal
Translated by George Webbe Dasent [1861
 The Laxdaela Saga
Translated by Muriel Press [1899
 The Story of Gisli the Outlaw
by George Webbe Dasent [1866
 The Life and Death of Cormac the Skalda
Translated by W.G. Collingwood and J. Stefansson [1901]
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 The Story of Viga-Glum
Translated by Sir Edmund Head [1866]
Contributed by the 
 The Norse Discovery of America
by Arthur Middleton ReevesNorth Ludlow Beamish, and Rasmus B. Anderson[1906]
All of the Sagas and documents relating to the Norse voyages to 'Vinland'. 
 Icelandic Sagas, Vol. 3: The Orkneyingers Saga
by George W. Dasent [1894]
Contributed by the 
Modern Retellings The Children of Odin
by Padraic Colum, Illustrations by Willy Pogany [1920].
A retelling of the Eddas and the Volsung Saga for young adults. 
 Teutonic Myth and Legend
by Donald Mackenzie [1912]
The Eddas, Volsung Saga and other Northern Lore.

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