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Sveinsson, Brynjulf

(Bryniulf; Brynjúlfur; 1605–75). Bp. Skálholt diocese, Iceland; discovered the Poetic Edda (see Eddas), also called Elder Edda, ca. 1643 and called it Edda Saemundi multiscii (after Saemund Sigfusson [ca. 1055–1132], scion of the royal house of Norw., who was thus credited with collecting these poems).

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