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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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An account which mentions Valhöll.


[excerpt from] Yng ch. 8d

8d. [Lagasetning Óðins]

Sagði hann svo að með þvílíku...

Thus he ordered that all the ...

[status: referenced copy]



This account forms part of the longer narrative Ynglinga saga, the first in the collection of kings’ sagas known as Heimskringla which were probably compiled by the 13th-century Icelandic scholar Snorri Sturluson.


(Contributed by Anna Millward.)


Main text: Ynglinga saga

Attributes: Law Afterlife Cremation Burial Death

Named things: Valhǫll

Text sections: Hkr Yng 8dII


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