Greinasafn fyrir flokkinn: Jón Árnason

Andrew James Symington, 1862: Pen and pencil sketches of Faröe and Iceland


Symington, Andrew James 1862: Pen and pencil sketches of Faröe and Iceland. With an appendix containing translations from the Icelandic. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts. Translation from Icelandic by Ólafur Pálsson.

„Icelandic stories and fairy tales“ (Appendix I, pp. 219-259):
„These popular northern fireside stories and tales are partly gathered from direct oral narration, and partly taken from a small volume, „Islenzk Æfintyri,“ the collection of Messrs. M. Grimson and J. Arnason, published in Icelandic, at Reykjavik, in 1852″. (259)

STORIES OF SÆMUNDUR FRODI, CALLED THE LEARNED
I. THE DARK SCHOOL (219)
II. SÆMUND GETS THE LIVING OF ODDI (221)
III. THE GOBLIN AND THE COWHERD (222)
IV. OLD NICK MADE HIMSELF AS LITTLE AS HE WAS ABLE (224)
V. THE FLY (224)
VI. THE GOBLIN’S WHISTLE (225)

FAIRY TALES
BIARNI SVEINSSON AND HIS SISTER SALVÖR (226)
UNA THE FAIRY (235)
GILITRUTT (240)
HILDUR THE FAIRY QUEEN (244)
A CLERGYMAN’S DAUGHTER MARRIED TO A FAIRY MAN (253)
THE CLERGYMAN’S DAUGHTER IN PRESTSBAKKI (256)
THE CHANGELING (257)