By: Sæmund Sigfusson (1056-1133)
Elder Edda (Bray Translation)
The Elder or Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems dating from the thirteenth century CE. Though no two translators or editors seem to agree on precisely which poems should be included in this collection, the Elder Edda is the most important source for Norse mythology and legends of northern European heroes. The later "Younger" or Prose Edda, gathered or transcribed by Snorri Sturluson in about 1220 CE, is the other such source, largely drawing on and even directly quoting from the poetic material of the Elder Edda...
Los Eddas son colecciones de historias relacionadas con la mitología nórdica. Con este nombre se conocen dos recopilaciones literarias islandesas medievales que juntas forman el corpus más importante para conocer la mitología nórdica. - Summary by Phileas Fogg