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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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keyword: Staff

'stafr' (m). Archaeological finds of staffs or poles in female graves in pre-Christian may be associated with the seiðstafr ('magic/seiðr staff').

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Loðmundr the Sorcerer (Landnámabók) Steinrøðr the Strong Fights Geirhildr the Sorceress (Landnámabók) The Grave of a Vǫlva Discovered (Laxdœla saga) Wool Covering Eyes (Eyrbyggja saga) Þorbjǫrg Lítilvǫlva's Visit (Eiríks saga rauða) Þorbjörg lítilvölva's Costume (Eiríks saga rauða)

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