Other icelandic sagas available in penguin classics include njal's saga, egil's saga, sagas of warrior-poets, gisli sursson's saga and the saga of the people of eyri, the saga of grettir the strong, the saga of the people of laxardal and bolli bollason's tale, the vinland sagas and comic sagas from iceland. The saga of gunnlaug serpent-tongue has 913 ratings and 121 reviews leonard said: this is one small specimen of the vast icelandic literature that flour.
His life is described in gunnlaugs saga ormstungu, where several of his poems are preserved gunnlaugr was born ca 983 from an early age he proved himself impetuous, audacious, brave, and tough he was also a skilled author of mostly derogatory poems, which earned him the cognomen ormstunga, serpent's tongue. Note: all personal names of icelanders are alphabetised by ﬁrst name followed by last name all other persons listed here are alphabetised by last name, followed by ﬁrst name or initials gunnlaugs saga ormstungu ‘the saga of gunnlaugr serpent-tongue’.
Njál's saga, or the saga of burnt njál, is one of the most famous   in old english (anglo-saxon), beowulf is a saga written in england , and so is the later gawain and the green knight , written in a west midlands dialect.
Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu er ormur ( listen (help info)) or the saga of gunnlaugr serpent-tongue is one of the icelanders' sagas composed at the end of the 13th century, it is preserved complete in a slightly younger manuscript. The sagas of icelanders list of illustrations and tables preface by jane smiley introduction by robert kellogg further reading a note on the texts the saga of gunnlaug serpent-tongue (trans katrina c attwood) the saga of ref the sly (trans george clark) the vinland sagas. To date, work on the development of assurance cases has largely been concerned with the broad structure and content of arguments to contextualise the data. The saga of ref the sly (króka-refs saga) in the complete sagas of icelanders, vol iii reykjavík: leifur eiríksson publishing, 1998 _____, trans the saga of the people of reykjadal and of killer-skuta (reykdæla saga og víga-skútu) in the complete sagas of icelanders, vol iv reykjavík: leifur eiríksson publishing, 1998. Reviews ashley, mike 2005 the mammoth considers the mutual intelligibility of old english and old norse as represented in gunnlaugs saga ormstungu 'the saga of gunnlaugr serpent-tongue,' fyrsta málfrœfiritgerfin as a thinly veiled critique of the royal family of norway whose treatment of that hero and his kinsmen is sharply.
Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu ( listen (help info)) or the saga of gunnlaugr serpent-tongue is one of the icelanders' sagas composed at the end of the 13th century, it is preserved complete in a slightly younger manuscript. The saga of gunnlaug serpent-tongue 'in two i'll slice the hair-seat / of helga's kiss-gulper' in this epic tale from the v. Njál's saga, laxdæla saga, grettir's saga, egil's saga and eyrbyggja saga are sometimes defined as the 'big five' of the group other popular sagas of icelanders include gisli's saga , hrafnkel's saga , the saga of erik the red and the saga of gunnlaug serpent-tongue.