Definition of Saxo grammaticus
1. Noun. Danish historian who chronicled the history of Denmark (including the legend of Hamlet) (1150?-1220?).
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Literary usage of Saxo grammaticus
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1. The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the Norman by Sharon Turner (1852)
"... North pretend that the Danes visited England and Europe in a much earlier period. Are these entitled to our belief? Saxo-Grammaticus, who died 12043, ..."
2. The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest by Sharon Turner (1836)
"Companion betwcen the Histories of SAXO-GRAMMATICUS and SNORRE. ... SAXO-GRAMMATICUS, who died 12043, has left us a history which has delighted both taste ..."
3. Handbook of Universal Literature from the Best and Latest Authorities by Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta (1888)
"... the Scalds, the Sagas, the " Heimskringla." The Folks-Sagas and Ballads of the Middle Ages. —5. Danish Literature: saxo grammaticus and Theodoric ..."
4. The History of Germany: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Wolfgang Menzel (1848)
"... Towards the close of the twelfth century, the history of Denmark was written in Latin by an erudite Dane, named saxo grammaticus. CXXI. The Swedes. ..."