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Primary Sources

  • Moe, Louis Maria Niels Peder Halling Valkyrien: Romantisk Digtning. : København, Gyldendal, 1930. Print.

Secondary Sources

  • Saxo (Grammaticus) . Fr. Winkel Horn . Louis Moe. Danmarks krønike. Copenhagen: A. Christiansens Kunstforlag, 1898. Print.
  • ―. Hilda E. Davidson and Peter Fisher . The History of the Danes. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1976. Print.
  • Cleasby, Richard and Vigfússon Guðbrandur. An Icelandic-English Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957. Print.
Moe, Louis (no.)
b. 1857
d. 1945
Nationality: Norwegian/Danish.
Occupation: illustrator
Residence: Copenhagen
Moe was an illustrator who was born in Norway but became a Danish citizen in 1919.
Starkaðr (non.)
Starkad (en.)
Starkaðr was a legendary warrior who appears in many sources including Saxo’s Gesta Danorum (c. 1204) and Olaus Magnus’s Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus (1555).
Saxo Grammaticus (la.)
b. 1150
d. 1220
Nationality: Danish
Occupation: cleric
Saxo wrote the Gesta Danorum, which is known in English as The History of the Danes . His account of mythological Norse gods and heroes is heavily euhemerized.
Battle of Brávellir (non.)
Battle of Bravellir (en.)
A legendary battle described in Saxo's Gesta Danorum and elsewhere in eddaic poetry and several sagas.
Valkyrien: Romantisk Digtning The Valkyrie: An illustrated romance Louis Moe's illustrated retelling of the life and death of the legendary Danish shield maiden Vébjörg.
Danmarks Kronike This edition of Saxo's Gesta Danorum was translated and published by Fr. Winkel Horn and illustrated by Louis Moe. Moe recycled some of his illustrations from Winkel Horn's edition of Noreges konge-sagaer.
Gesta Danorum - Saxo Grammaticus's thirteenth century prose work concerning Danish mythology and history.