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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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This section tells of the birth, life and family of Bǫðvar Bjarki and their abilities.


[excerpt from] Hrólf ch. 25b

25b. Hvít drottning lagði á Björn

Karl einn átti bú þar skammt ...

25. Queen Hvit lay with Bj...

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Hrólfs saga kraka is a young legendary saga. It tells of the adventures of Hrólfr Kraki the Skjöldungs. The events are dated to late 5th and 6th century. The saga preserved dates to c.1400.


In this entry you find a selection of the chapters 25-28 and the chapters 50-51 only.

(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Hrólfs saga kraka

Attributes: Battle Feast Weapon Magic Shape-shift Berserkr Sacrificial animal Second sight Bear Foresight Axe Shooting Arrow Birth Arrow Sword Outlaw Ghost Cave Walking dead

Named things: Óðinn

Text sections: Anon Hrólf 25bVIII


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