Snorri Sturluson

[ snor-ree stœr-luh-son; English snawr-ee stur-luh-suhn ]

  1. 1179–1241, Icelandic historian and poet.

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How to use Snorri Sturluson in a sentence

  • The Reykholt parsonage is on the site of the house of Snorri Sturluson, the historian, who lived nearly seven hundred years ago.

    Across Iceland | William Bisiker
  • In the view of Snorri Sturluson, the old gods are exempt from any touch of controversy.

    Epic and Romance | W. P. Ker
  • Such is the story as told by Snorri Sturluson, the Icelandic historian, in 1222.

    The Isles of Scilly | Jessie Mothersole
  • The figure of Snorri Sturluson is there, though he is rather disappointing in his nephew's view of him.

    Epic and Romance | W. P. Ker
  • Some eighty paces off is to be seen the wool-bath erected by Snorri Sturluson.

    Visit to Iceland | Ida Pfeiffer

British Dictionary definitions for Snorri Sturluson

Snorri Sturluson

/ (ˈsnɔːrɪ ˈstɜːləsən) /

  1. 1179–1241, Icelandic historian and poet; author of Younger or Prose Edda (?1222), containing a collection of Norse myths and a treatise on poetry, and the Heimskringla sagas of the Norwegian kings from their mythological origins to the 12th century

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