Snorri Sturluson

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Snor·ri Stur·lu·son

 (snôr′ē stûr′lə-sən, snŏr′ē stœr′lə-sŏn) 1179-1241.
Icelandic historian and chieftain whose works include Heimskringla, a series of sagas, and the Prose, or Younger, Edda.

Snorri Sturluson

(ˈsnɔːrɪ ˈstɜːləsən)
(Biography) 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

Snor•ri Stur•lu•son

(ˈsnɔr i ˈstɜr lə sən)
1179–1241, Icelandic historian and poet.
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Nearby is Reykholt, the Viking farm where Snorri Sturlusson wrote down the first recorded sagas in the 13th century, preserving the culture of the early Norse.
The work is also called Snorra Edda (the title used from here onwards), after its author, Snorri Sturlusson (1179-1241).
The presence of Snorri Sturlusson, who derives the Scandinavian royal dynasties from the pagan gods (or at least from Trojan refugees posing as the Nordic pagan gods), can already be intuited at the start when we hear in Adan's voice of "[el] sangriento culto de los demonios, de los que derivan su estirpe las casas reales de Inglaterra y de otras naciones del Norte" (3:48).