Publications

Viking Society publications currently available are listed below. They can be ordered from Gazelle Book Services via the links below or via email.

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All in card covers unless noted as bound.

All Viking Society publications are made available two years after publication on the Society’s archive website, managed by Anthony Faulkes. All publications, the earliest published in 1895, can be read and downloaded here.

 

EDITIONS

Ágrip af Nóregskonungasögum: A Twelfth-Century Synoptic History of the Kings of Norway. Edited and translated by M. J. Driscoll. Text Series X. 1995. ISBN 978 0 903521 27 7. £6/£12. PDF

Bandamanna saga. Edited by H. Magerøy. 1981, repr. 2006.  ISBN 978 0 903521 15 4. £6/£12. PDF

The Bearded Bride. A Critical Edition of Þrymlur. Edited and translated by Lee Colwill and Haukur Þorgeirsson. 2020. 978 0 903521 98 7. £5/£10.

Clemens saga. The Life of St Clement of Rome. Edited and translated by H. Carron. Text Series XVII. 2005. ISBN 978 0 903521 67 3. £4/£8. PDF

Egils saga. Edited by Bjarni Einarsson. With notes and glossary. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 60 4 (bound) £12/£24; ISBN 978 0 903521 54 3 (card). £8/£16. PDF

Fourteenth-Century Icelandic Verse on the Virgin Mary. Drápa af Maríu grát. Vitnisvísur af Maríu. Maríuvísur I–III. Edited and translated by K. Wrightson. Text Series XIV. 2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 46 8. £2.50/£5. PDF

The Fourth Grammatical Treatise. Edited by Margaret Clunies Ross and Jonas Wellendorf. 2014. ISBN 978 0 903521 90 1. £6/£12. PDF

Grottasöngr. Edited and translated by C. Tolley. 2008. ISBN 978 0 903521 78 9. £4/£8. PDF

Guta saga: The History of the Gotlanders. Edited and translated by C. Peel. Text Series XII. 1999. ISBN 978 0 903521 44 4. £4/£8. PDF

Illuga saga Gríðarfóstra. The saga of Illugi, Gríður’s Foster-son. Edited and translated by Philip Lavender. 2015. ISBN 978 0 903521 91 8. £5/£10. PDF

Hávamál. Edited by D. A. H. Evans. With Glossary and Index compiled by A. Faulkes. Text Series VII. 1986-87 repr. 2017.  ISBN 978 0 903521 95 6. £6/12. (Previously bound as two separate volumes.) PDF

Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks. With notes and glossary by G. Turville-Petre. Introduction by C. Tolkien. Text Series II. 1956, repr. 2006. ISBN 978 0 903521 11 6. £5/£10. PDF

Hrafnagaldur Óðins (Forspjallsljóð). Edited with introduction, notes and translation by A. Lassen. Text Series XX. 2011. ISBN 9780903521819. £6/£12. PDF

Magnús Ólafsson of Laufás: Specimen Lexici Runici and Glossarium Priscæ Linguæ Danicæ. Edited by A. Faulkes and Gunnlaugur Ingólfsson. Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum and Viking Society for Northern Research 2010. ISBN 9780903521802. £30/£60.

Páls leizla. The Vision of St Paul. Edited and translated by Dario Bullitta. 2017. ISBN 978 0 903521 96 3. £5/£10. PDF

Snorri Sturluson: Edda. Prologue and Gylfaginning. Edited by A. Faulkes. Second edition 2005.  ISBN  978 0 903521 64 2. £6/£12. PDF

Snorri Sturluson: Edda. Skáldskaparmál. Edited by A. Faulkes. 2 vols. 1998.  ISBN  978 0 903521 34 5. £12/£24. Vol 1 and Vol 2

Snorri Sturluson: Edda. Háttatal. Edited by A. Faulkes. Second edition 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 68 0. £6/£12. PDF

Snorri Sturluson: The Uppsala Edda. Edited by Heimir Pálsson. 2012. ISBN 978 0 903521 85 7. £6/£12. PDF

Stories from Sagas of Kings. With introduction, notes and glossary by A. Faulkes. Second edition. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 72 7. £5/£10. PDF

Two Icelandic Stories: Hreiðars þáttr, Orms þáttr. Edited by A. Faulkes. Text Series IV. Second edition. 2011. ISBN 978 0 903521 73 4. £5/£10. PDF

Vilmundar saga viðutan. The Saga of Vilmundur the Outsider. Edited and translated by Jonathan Y. H. Hui. 2021. ISBN 978 1 914070 00 6. £5/£10.

TRANSLATIONS

A History of Norway and the Passion and Miracles of the Blessed Óláfr. Translated by D. Kunin. Edited with introduction and notes by C. Phelpstead. Text Series XIII. 2001, repr. 2017. ISBN 978 0 903521 48 2. £5/£10. PDF

Guta lag. The Law of the Gotlanders. Translated and edited by C. Peel. Text Series XIX. 2009. ISBN 978 0 903521 79 6. £6/£12. PDF

Snorri Sturluson. Heimskringla I. The Beginnings to Óláfr Tryggvason. Translated by A. Finlay and A. Faulkes. 2011. ISBN 978 0 903521 94 9. £6/£12. PDF

Snorri Sturluson. Heimskringla II. Óláfr Haraldsson (the Saint). Translated by A. Finlay and A. Faulkes. 2014. ISBN 978 0 903521 89 5. £6/£12. PDF

Snorri Sturluson. Heimskringla III. Magnús Óláfsson to Magnús Erlingsson. Translated by A. Finlay and A. Faulkes. 2015. ISBN 978 0 903521 93 2. £6/£12. PDF

Íslendingabók. Kristni saga. The Book of the Icelanders, The Story of the Conversion. Translated with introduction and notes by Siân Grønlie. Text Series XVIII. 2006. ISBN 978 0 903521 71 0. £5/£10. PDF

The Saga of Bishop Thorlak. Þorláks saga byskupa. Translated with introduction and notes by Ármann Jakobsson and David Clark. ISBN 978-0-903521-88-8. £5/£10. PDF

Theodoricus monachus: Historia de Antiquitate Regum Norwagiensium. An Account of the Ancient History of the Norwegian Kings. Translated and annotated by D. and I. McDougall, with introduction by P. Foote. Text Series XI. 1998, repr. 2006. ISBN 978 0 903521 40 6. £5/£10. PDF

Three Icelandic Outlaw Sagas. The Saga of Gisli, The Saga of Grettir, The Saga of Hord. Translated by G. Johnston and A. Faulkes. Edited and introduced by A. Faulkes. 2004. ISBN 978 0 903521 66 6. £6/£12. PDF

The Works of Sven Aggesen, Twelfth-Century Danish Historian. Translated with introduction and notes by E. Christiansen. Text Series IX. 1992. ISBN 978 0 903521 24 6. £6/£12. PDF

TEXTBOOKS

A New Introduction to Old Norse. Part I. Grammar. By M. Barnes. Third edition. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 65 9. £6/£12. PDF

A New Introduction to Old Norse II Reader 5th edition. Edited by A. Faulkes. Fifth edition. 2011. ISBN 978 0 903521 69 7. £6/£12. PDF and facsimile

A New Introduction to Old Norse III Glossary 4th edition. Compiled by A. Faulkes. Fourth edition with 2 supplements compiled by M. Barnes. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 70 3. £6/£12. PDF

STUDIES

M. P. Barnes: The Runic Inscriptions of the Isle of Man. 2019. Published with Institutionen för nordiska språk vid Uppsala universitetet (Runrön 22). ISBN 978 0 903521 97 0. £10/£20.

Árni Björnsson: Wagner and the Volsungs. Sources of der Ring des Nibelungen. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 55 0. £6/£12. PDF

R. Cole: The Death of Tidericus the Organist. Plague and Conspiracy Theory in Hanseatic Visby. 2020. ISBN 978 0 903521 99 4. £5/£10.

W. G. Collingwood and Jón Stefánsson: A Pilgrimage to the Saga-Steads of Iceland. 2015. Facsimile of the original 1899 edition. Edited by Matthias Egeler. Hardback. 2015.  ISBN 978 0 903521 92 5. £15/£30.

Einar Ólafur Sveinsson: The Folk-Stories of Iceland. Revised by Einar G. Pétursson. Translated by B. Benedikz. Edited by A. Faulkes. Text Series XVI. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 53 6. £6/£12. PDF

Introductory Essays on Egils saga and Njáls saga. Edited by J. Hines and D. Slay. 1992. Reprinted 2016. ISBN 978 0 903521 25 3. £5/£10. PDF

Making History: Essays on the fornaldarsögur. Edited by M. Arnold and A. Finlay. 2010. ISBN 978 0 903521 84 0. £5/£10. PDF

Old Norse Made New. Edited by D. Clark and C. Phelpstead. 2007. ISBN 978 0 903521 76 5. £5/£10. PDF

Ólafur Halldórsson: Danish Kings and the Jomsvikings in the Greatest Saga of Óláfr Tryggvason. 2000. ISBN 978 0 903521 47 5. £5/£10. PDF

Ólafur Halldórsson: Text by Snorri Sturluson in Óláfs Saga Tryggvasonar en mesta.  2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 49 9. £5/£10. PDF

R. Perkins: Thor the Wind-Raiser and the Eyrarland Image. Text Series XV. 2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 52 9. £6/£12. PDF and the Eyrarland image

N. S. Price: The Vikings in Brittany. 1989, repr. 2013. ISBN 978 0 903521 22 2 [Saga-Book XXII:6]. £5/£10. PDF

A. S. C. Ross: The Terfinnas and Beormas of Ohthere. Leeds 1940, repr. with an additional note by the author and an afterword by Michael Chesnutt. 1981. ISBN 978 0 903521 14 7. £1/£2. PDF

Stefán Karlsson: The Icelandic Language. Translated by R. McTurk. 2004, repr. 2013. ISBN 978 0 903521 61 1. £3/£6. PDF

Viking Revaluations. Viking Society Centenary Symposium 14–15 May 1992. Edited by A. Faulkes and R. Perkins. 1993. ISBN 978 0 903521 28 4. £3.50/£7. PDF

D. Whaley: Heimskringla. An Introduction. Text Series VIII. 1991. ISBN 978 0 903521 23 9. £7/£14. PDF

DOROTHEA COKE MEMORIAL LECTURES

S. Brink: Lord and Lady – Bryti and Deigja. Some Historical and Etymological Aspects of Family, Patronage and Slavery in Early Scandinavia and Anglo-Saxon England. 2008. ISBN 978 0 903521 77 2. £2/£4. PDF

A. Faulkes: Poetical Inspiration in Old Norse and Old English Poetry. 1997. ISBN 978 0 903521 32 1. £2/£4. PDF

P. Foote: 1117 in Iceland and England. 2003. 978 0 903521 59 8. £2/£4. PDF

Guðrún Nordal: Skaldic Versifying and Social Discrimination in Medieval Iceland. 2003. ISBN 978 0 903521 58 1. £2/£4. PDF

R. Perkins: The Verses in Eric the Red’s Saga. And Again: Norse Visits to America. 2011. ISBN 978 0 903521 87 1. £2/£4. PDF

Also available as a PDF:

G. N. Garmonsway: Canute and his empire. 1964.

Sven B. F. Jansson: Swedish Vikings in England: the evidence of the rune stones. 1966

Gabriel Turville-Petre: Haraldr the Hard-Ruler and his poets. 1968.

Dag Strömbäck: The Epiphany in runic art. 1970. 

Alistair Campbell: Skaldic verse and Anglo-Saxon history. 1971.

Brita Malmer: King Canute’s coinage in the northern countries. 1974.

Folke Ström: Níð, ergi and Old Norse moral attitudes. 1974.

Harry Loyn: The Vikings in Wales. 1977.

Ursula Dronke: The role of sexual themes in Njáls saga. 1981.

John Kousgard Sørensen: Patronymics in Denmark and England. 1982.

Raymond Page: “A most vile people”: early English historians on the Vikings. 1987.

G. Fellows-Jensen: The Vikings and their Victims. The Verdict of the Names. 1995, repr. 1998.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Icelandic Journal. By Alice Selby. Edited by A. R. Taylor. 1974. ISBN 978 0 903521 04 8 [Saga-Book XIX:1]. £2.50/£5. PDF

Index to Old-Lore Miscellany. By J. A. B. Townsend. 1992. ISBN 978 0 903521 26 0. £1/£2. PDF

PUBLICATIONS DISTRIBUTED BY THE VIKING SOCIETY

Ármann Jakobsson: Í leit að konungi. Konungsmynd íslenskra konunga. Háskóla útgáfan, 1997. ISBN 978 9979 54 208 7. £10 (or £15 for this and the following item).

Ármann Jakobsson: Staður í nýjum heimi.Konungasagan Morkinskinna. Háskóla útgáfan, 2002. ISBN 978 9979 54 522 4. £10 (or £15 for this and the preceding item).

M. P. Barnes: The Runic Inscriptions of Maeshowe, Orkney. Institution för nordiska språk, Uppsala Universitetet, 1994. ISBN 978 91 506 1042 0. £13.50/£27.

P. Foote: The Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle in Iceland. London Medieval Studies, UCL, 1959. £1. PDF

Letters from Iceland 1936. By Jean Young. University of Birmingham School of English, 1992. ISBN 978 0 7044 1247 7. £2/£4. PDF

Lúðvík Ingvarsson: Goðorð og goðorðsmenn. 1986. 3 volumes. £30. The Schemers and Víga-Glúm. Bandamanna Saga and Víga-Glúms Saga. Translated with introduction and notes by G. Johnston. Porcupine’s Quill, 1999. ISBN 978 0 88984 189 5. £5/£10.