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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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


[excerpt from] Gísl ch. 18d

18d. kafli

Kerling fær ekki sofnat um nó...

Old Audbjorg was so uneasy th...

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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.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Gísla saga Súrssonar

Attributes: Magical ritual Landscape Magic Seiðr Weather Counterclockwise Ritual Space

Named things: Gísli Súrsson

Text sections: Anon Gísl 18dV


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