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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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A description of sacrifice and prophecy.


[excerpt from] Ldn ch. 5b

5b. [kafli]

Þenna vetr fékk Ingólfr at bl...

That winter Ingólfr held a gr...

[status: referenced copy]



This episode occurs within the S version of Landnámabók ('The Book of Settlements'), a collection of accounts narrating the settlement process of Iceland during the 9th and 10th centuries. Landnámabók provides details about Iceland's first settlers, including information about their religious beliefs and practices.


(Contributed by Anna Millward.)


Main text: Landnámabók

Attributes: settlement Sacrifice Blót Forlag Fate Frétt

Named things:

Text sections: Anon Ldn 5bIV


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