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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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In the account of Óláfr Tryggvason, the story is told about how the king brought Christianity to the Norwegian people and replacing the old heathen faith and practice.


Ágr ch. 19b

19b. King Ólafr Tryggvason Brings Christianity to the North

[H]ann drýgði víða herskap...

He harried widely, both in We...

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Ágrip af Nóregskonungasǫgum tells the stories of Norwegian kings and rulers from the Viking age into the early middle ages. I is believed to have been written in Nidaros, Norway around 1190.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Ágrip af Noregskonunga sǫgum

Attributes: Sacrifice Assembly Christianity Heathen Prophecy Feast Christian faith Conversion Priest Church Foresight Festival

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Text sections: Ágr ch. 19b


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