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On the death and burial procedure of King Haraldr.


[excerpt from] HHárf ch. 44b

44b. The Death of Haraldr Hárfagri

Haraldr konungr varð sóttdauð...

King Harald died of sickness ...

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The saga of Haraldr Hárfagri tells the story of how one king conquers great parts of what is known as Norway, gaining great authority and changing the face of politics as a ruling power. The saga is part of the great work of Heimskringla, written in c. 1230's by the Icelander Snorri Sturlusson.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Haralds saga hárfagra

Attributes: Sacral kingship Mound Burial Landscape Church Grave

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Text sections: Hkr HHárf 44bII


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