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Magnússon, Eiríkr (1833-), linguist, Iceland.

Eiríkr Magnússon, Icelandic linguist, born 1 Febr 1833.

1859 Bachelor's degree at Iceland's clergy school
1862 moved to England
1871 librarian at Cambridge University
1893 lecturer at Cambridge
1893 won a gold medal in Paris for a plan for a library building capable of unlimited expansion (!)

Works

Lilja, 1870
Thomas' saga erkibiskups, 1875--1883
J. L. Runeberg's Lyric Songs, Idylls and Epigrams, 1878
English translation by Eirikr Magnusson and E. H. Palmer (the orientalist?) of works by Finnish poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg
Saga library, 5 vol., 1890--1895
Eyrbyggja Saga, Icelandic medieval saga
English translation by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson, The Story of the Ere-Dwellers
Electronic edition of the English translation from The Online Medieval and Classic Library (OMACL) at the Berkeley SunSite.
Heitharviga Saga, Icelandic medieval saga
English translation by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson, The Story of the Heath Slayings
Electronic edition of the English translation from The Online Medieval and Classic Library (OMACL) at the Berkeley SunSite.
Volsungasaga, medieval saga
English translation by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson, Volsungs
Electronic edition of the English translation from The Online Medieval and Classic Library (OMACL) at the Berkeley SunSite.

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