Snorri Sturluson

Snorri’s writings ;

The prose edda

  • Gylfaginning
  • Skáldskaparmál
  • Háttatal
  • Heimskringla
  • Ynglinga saga
  • Egil’s saga (Presumed)

Trivia ;

The 700th anniversary of his death was also recognized by the issue of a set of six Norwegian commemorative postage stamps during 1941. Each stamp featured illustrations from Heimskringla by Norwegian artist Harald Damsleth.

Snorrastofa Cultural / Research Centre in Reykholt was established on September 6, 1988 with opening ceremonies attended by Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland and King Olav V of Norway.