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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.

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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.

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(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)

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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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