Cookies on our website

We use cookies on this website, mainly to provide a secure browsing experience but also to collect statistics on how the website is used. You can find out more about the cookies we set, the information we store and how we use it on the cookies page.

Continue

PCRN

Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

Menu Search

in progress

The sister of the seiðmaðr Þorgrím Nef, Auðbjǫrg, creates a big weather change when performing a rite.

text

[excerpt from] Gísl ch. 18d

18d. kafli

Kerling fær ekki sofnat um nó...

Old Audbjorg was so uneasy th...

[status: unverified copy]

commentary

context

Gísla Saga Súrssonar is one of the Íslendingasögur. The events depicted in the saga take place in Iceland between the years 860 and 980. Gísli is outlawed for the murder of his brother-in-law and is eventually killed after 13 years on the run. The Saga is believed to have been composed in the 13th century.

commentary

(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)

tags

Main text: Gísla saga Súrssonar

Attributes: Magical ritual Landscape Magic Seiðr Weather Counterclockwise Ritual Space

Named things: Gísli Súrsson

Text sections: Anon Gísl 18dV

Close

Log in

This service is only available to members of the relevant projects, and to purchasers of the skaldic volumes published by Brepols.
This service uses cookies. By logging in you agree to the use of cookies on your browser.

Close