Snorri Sturluson

About this author

Snorri Sturluson (1179 – 23 September 1241) was an Icelandic historian, poet, and politician. He was elected twice as lawspeaker to the Icelandic parliament, the Althing. He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning (“the fooling of Gylfi”), a narrative of Norse mythology, the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language, and the Háttatal, a list of verse forms. He was also the author of the Heimskringla, a history of the Norwegian kings that begins with legendary material in Ynglinga saga and moves through to early medieval Scandinavian history. For stylistic and methodological reasons, Snorri is often taken to be the author of Egil’s saga.

More information

website wikipedia goodreads

Available books from Snorri Sturluson

Join the temple!

Join the online temple on discord and connect with other heathens!

A project by Europagan:

europagan logo
Recommend a book

What book would you recommend for someone that’s new to heathenry?

Let us know below, so we can build a great curated collection for beginners. We prefer books that are in the public domain.

Stay up to date. Follow us on social media!