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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scandinavian Studies Guide: Sagas and Mythology

Reference Works

Saga Collections in English

To find more translations, search the Library Catalog.  Sample subject headings:

  • Old Norse poetry--Translations into English.
  • Sagas--Translations into English.


Books at UIUC: Scandinavian Mythology

Finding books on Old Norse-Icelandic Sagas is easiest with subject searching in the Advanced Search of the Library Catalog.  Some suggested search terms are:

  • Mythology, Norse
  • Scandinavia -- Religion
  • Legends -- Scandinavia

A small selection of these texts are linked below.

Online Resources and Databases

Journals in the Collection