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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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King Haraldr had a son with Þóra Morstrstong. The boy is named and poured water on by Earl Sigurðr of Hlaðir.


[excerpt from] HHárf ch. 39b

39b. Earl Sigurðr Pours Water on Hákon

Þá er Haraldr konungr var nær...

When King Harald was almost s...

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The narrative of Haraldr saga hárfagri is part of the larger work of Heimskringla, written in Iceland c. 1230 by Snorri Sturlusson. Heimskingla is a collection of sagas of the Norwegian kings.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Haralds saga hárfagra

Attributes: sea journey Ritual Ship Landscape Baptism Sea Island Birth Naming

Named things:

Text sections: Hkr HHárf 39bII


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