Biography of Anonymous - Njal's Saga

The author of Njal's Saga is not known, but there are a few theories about who this person might have been. Suggestions include: Sæmundr Fróði, one of Fróði's sons, Jón Loftsson, Snorri Sturluson, Einarr Gilsson, Brandr Jónsson and Þorvarðr Þórarinsson.

The saga is believed to have been composed between 1270 and 1290.

Study Guides on Works by Anonymous - Njal’s Saga

Njal's Saga is the longest and the most revered of the forty family sagas written in Iceland between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The events of the saga come from several different sources, including oral tales, The Book of Settlements...