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saga

noun account, adventure, chronicle, epic, epos, heroic story, history, legend, myth, mythology, report, story, tale, yarn
See also: account, narrative, report, story
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One of the many interesting problems connected with the medieval Icelandic sagas has been the question of their value for history.
A large section - and perhaps the most engrossing part - of the book is taken up with close readings of individual saga texts, demonstrating the workings of the honour system and how its manifestations vary with age, class and gender.
Bilbo Baggins, therefore, is torn from his comfortable middle-class existence by dwarves with names from the sagas.
Johansson sees the current crop of musicians as writing their own sagas, from a twentieth-century perspective.
SAGA SOFTWARE, based in Reston, Virginia, provides enterprise systems software and a full suite of enterprise integration solutions that support billions of mainframe transactions daily for some of the world's largest organizations.
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Notably, SAGA was the only company within the Lucent scenario to exceed the required four BODs, handling a total of six.
SAGA has a strong distribution and service platform in North America with intimate knowledge of customer requirements and long-standing relationships.
The combined power of Syntel professionals and the SAGA product line enables us to offer customers solutions that can have an immediate impact on their organization's bottom line.
During Samir's two year tenure at SAGA, he has shown a thorough understanding of the growing Enterprise Integration market and SAGA's Corporate Marketing requirements," stated Gillis.
This synergistic partnership will enable SAGA and Emplifi to provide buy and sell side efficiencies to customers who are planning to use online trading exchanges as an integral part of their business activities.