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Snorri Sturluson: Quiz


Question 1: He was also the author of the ________, a history of the Norwegian kings that begins with legendary material in Ynglinga saga and moves through to early medieval Scandinavian history.
ValkyrieSnorri SturlusonHeimskringlaAsgard

Question 2: He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda, which consists of Gylfaginning ("the fooling of Gylfi"), a narrative of ________, the Skáldskaparmál, a book of poetic language, and the Háttatal, a list of verse forms.
Norse paganismOdinValkyrieNorse mythology

Question 3: In 1215 he became lawspeaker of the ________, perhaps the highest position an individual could hold in the Icelandic government.
LøgtingFolketingAlthingElections in Iceland

Question 4: He was twice elected lawspeaker at the Icelandic parliament, the ________.
LøgtingFolketingElections in IcelandAlthing

Question 5: In the summer of 1218, he left the lawspeaker position and sailed to ________, by royal invitation.
GermanyPolandNorwayUnited States

Question 6: Works by Snorri Sturluson at ________
Project Gutenberg AustraliaAmazon KindleGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg

Question 7: Icelandic Medieval Manuscripts, site maintained by Unnur Valgeirsdóttir at the ________.
University of LjubljanaUniversity of LeipzigUniversity of AntwerpUniversity of Iceland

Question 8: The end of his reign arrived in 1263, but Iceland was retained by the Scandinavian kings and did not become an independent republic again until ________.

Question 9: Snorri Sturluson[1] (1179 – 23 September 1241) was an ________ historian, poet, and politician.

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