either of two early Icelandic literary works:
- the Prose (or Younger) Edda (c. 1230), a summary of Norse mythology with two treatises on skaldic poetry, attributed to Snorri Sturluson
- the Poetic (or Elder) Edda, a collection (made c. 1200) of Old Norse poetry
Origin of EddaOld Norse
- A collection of Old Norse poems, called the Elder or Poetic Edda, assembled in the early 1200s.
- A manual of Icelandic poetry, called the Younger or Prose Edda, written by Snorri Sturluson (1179–1241).
Origin of EddaOld Norse.