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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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Kollsvein settles in Iceland and holds his sacrifices at Hofstaðir.

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[excerpt from] Ldn ch. 62c

62c. Kollsveinn Hold Sacrifices at Hofstaðir

Kollsveinn enn rammi hét maðr...

There was a man called Kollsv...

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The narrative of Landnámabók is set in the late 9th/early 10th century where people from mainly Norse cultures leave their homelands and sail to Iceland in the north west to settle. Landnámabók survives in 5 medieval manuscripts all dating to late 13th century and later. Sturlubók by Sturla Þórðarson, Hauksbók by Haukr Erlendsson (based on Sturlubók and a lost version by Styrmir Kárason), Melabók, Skarðsárbók and Þórðarbók.

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(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)

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Main text: Landnámabók

Attributes: Sacrifice Blót Hóf Blótstaðr

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Text sections: Anon Ldn 62cIV

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