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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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keyword: Forn siðr

'the old way'. In the pre-Christian north, 'religion', was not separate from secular society. Instead, belief was incorporated into daily life and world-view, thus seen as a 'way' of life. See: Neil Price, The Viking Way (2002)

links to sources:

Jarðarmen (Laxdœla saga) Jarðarmen (Vatnsdœla saga) Killing of a Berserkr (Vatnsdœla saga) King Ingi and Blót-Sveinn (Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks) Sacrifices in Sweden (Ólafs saga Helga, HSK) Þorbjǫrg Lítilvǫlva's Visit (Eiríks saga rauða) Þórgrímr's Boat Burial (Gísla saga Súrssonar)


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