Fagrskinna

Fagrskinna is one of the kings` sagas, written around 1220. It takes its name from one of the manuscripts in which it was preserved, Fagrskinna meaning `Fair Leather`, i.e., `Fair Parchment`. Fagrskinna proper was destroyed by fire, but copies of it and another vellum have been preserved. An immediate source for the Heimskringla of Snorri Stu...
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Fagrskinna

(from the article `saga`) ...Latin chronicles of Norwegian provenance, one of which was compiled c. 1180, and two vernacular histories, also written in Norway, the so-called ... ...influenced Icelandic historians. The ÁgriÞ, a summary of the histories, or sagas, of Norwegian kings, written in the vernacular in Norway, was ....
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