The Greco-Roman Seeress Cybele

The Greco-Roman Seeress Cybele

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völva (non.)
seeress (en.)

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ÍB 299 4to
One of several manuscripts that features Jakob Sigurdsson's renderings of scenes from the Prose Edda along with a title page that is his own creation.

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Jakob Sigurðsson (is.)
Jakob Sigurdsson (en.)
b. 1727
d. 1779
Nationality: Icelandic
Jakob was a tenant farmer, poet, scribe, and illustrator, who created full-page Edda illustrations in hand-copied paper manuscripts in Iceland in the eighteenth century.
Snorri Sturluson (is.)
b. 1179
d. 1241
Nationality: Icelandic
Snorri was an Icelandic statesman, scholar, and author who is credited with writing Heimskringla, The Prose Edda, and possibly Egil's Saga.