Saxo Grammaticus

NOUN
  1. Danish historian who chronicled the history of Denmark (including the legend of Hamlet) (1150?-1220?)
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  • In those northern countries, the people are therefore generally dull, heavy, and many witches, which (as I have before quoted) Saxo Grammaticus, Olaus, Baptista Porta ascribe to melancholy. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • I drew out a thick volume, old "Saxo Grammaticus," which I remembered to have bought at an auction, and presented to him; but now I found something quite different to think about. The Visionary Pictures From Nordland
  • Saxo Grammaticus, a quo rex Sueno et caetera Danorum regum stemmata. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Gamelyn, was a little pamphlet of those times; and old Mr. Cibber remembered the tale of Hamlet in plain English prose, which the criticks have now to seek in Saxo Grammaticus. Preface to Shakespeare
  • It also is based not so much on Hamlet as the original written source for the play, a Danish history written in 1204 by an unreliable historian named Saxo Grammaticus. Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
  • The mariage of the daughter of Harald, slaine by William the conquerour, vnto Ieruslaus duke of Russia, taken out of the 9. booke of the Danish historie written by Saxo Grammaticus. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • His surname evokes both the medieval historian Saxo Grammaticus and Jacques Derrida's crit-theory bellwether, "Of Grammatology. Sense & Semiotics
  • Hoc loco attingendum duxi quod tradit Saxo Grammaticus, Danorum celebratissimus historicus, Islandi� fontes quosdam nunc ad summum excrescere, & exundare: Nunc ade� subsidere, vt vix fontes agnoscas. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • In the all accounts I've read except for the Saxo Grammaticus outlier, Baldr pretty much stews in Helheim, dead, until after Ragnarok. Norse question
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