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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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[excerpt from] Gr ch. 72b

72b. kafli

"Hér set ek grið," segir hann...

“Hereby do I declare PEACE be...

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Grettis saga is one of the Íslendingasögur, all composed in the 13th and 14th century. The saga of Grettir is a story of a man, ill-tempered and outlawed, who drifts further and further away from good society. The saga takes place in Iceland and Norway.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Grettis saga Ásmundarsonar

Attributes: Blót Christianity Heathen Landscape Christian faith Church Fire Sea Níð Outlaw Hell (Christian) Wolf

Named things: Grettir Ásmundarson Hel

Text sections: Anon Gr 72bV


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