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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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keyword: Heathen

'heiðni' (f. 'heathenism, heathen') and 'hei­ðinn' (adj. 'heathen, pagan'). There are associations with 'heiðr' (f 'heath, moors') and 'heiðr' (m 'honour, worth'). 'Heiðr' (n) and 'heið' (adj) mean 'bright, clear'.

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Auðr Makes the Prophesy of Her Own Death (Landnámabók) Brynhildur's suttee (Vǫlsunga saga) Christian Baptized Settlers of Iceland (Landnámabók) Christianity is Accepted in Iceland (Íslendingabók) Eyvindr's Sacred Boulders (Landnámabók) Fear of a Berserkr (Njáls Saga) Freyr's wagon (Gunnars þáttr helmings) Glámr the Ghost (whole tale) (Grettis saga) Griðamál (Grettis Saga) Hákon góði's Burial (Hákonar saga góða) Heathen Laws Alongside Christian (Íslendingabók) Heathen Practices of Sacrifice (Guta saga) Heathens and Christians Disagrees at the Althing (Íslendingabók) Helgi in the Temple (Fljótsdæla saga) Hrafnkell rejects Freyr (Hrafnkels saga Freysgoða) Hrafnkell worships Freyr (Hrafnkels saga Freysgoða) Jarðarmen (Laxdœla saga) Jǫrundr The Priest (Landnámabók) Ketill the Christian Settles in Iceland (Landnámabók) King Hákon Attempts To Christianize Norway (Hákonar saga góða) King Ólafr Tryggvason Brings Christianity to the North (Ágrip) Kristnitakan (Ólafs saga Tryggvasonar en mesta, Flateyjarbók) Kveld-Úlfr's Coffin Guides at Sea (Landnámabók) Loptr Holds Sacrifices (Landnámabók) Sacrifices in Sweden (Ólafs saga Helga, HSK) Sacrifices in Uppsala During Gói (Ólafs saga helga) Sworn Brotherhood (Fóstbrœðra saga) The Ghost of Glámr (Grettis Saga) The Grave of a Vǫlva Discovered (Laxdœla saga) Vésteinn's Hel-shoes (Gísla saga Súrssonar) Vǫlsa þáttr (Flateyjarbók) Þorbjǫrg Lítilvǫlva's Visit (Eiríks saga rauða) Þorgeirr Speaks for Christianity (Íslendingabók) Þorgerðr Hǫlgabrúðr (jómsvíkinga saga) Þórhaddr The Temple Priest (Landnámabók) Þórir's Settlement in Iceland (Landnámabók) Þórs Powers At Sea (Njáls Saga)

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