Nightbringer | The Arthurian Online Encyclopedia


The name given to two Norse compositions, the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda.

Writer, L.A. Waddell, maintained that the former was not an epic of the Norse gods, but a record of the acts of an early Sumerian hero whose exploits formed the basis of the Arthurian saga. This contention has not met with approbation from mainstream scholars.