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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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King Haraldr sails for the battle in Hafsfjord with 12 berserkir amongst his men.


[excerpt from] Eg ch. 9b

9b. kafli

Haraldr konungr helt norðan l...

The king moved his forces dow...

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Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar is a saga about the poet Egill and his family. The saga covers the time span of c. 850-1000 AD and takes place in Iceland, Scandinavia and England. Egill is a rebell of sorts, as his lineage also shows with quarrels, feuds and enemies and lives to become an old and well known influencial man in Iceland.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar

Attributes: Battle Ship Berserkr Sea

Named things:

Text sections: Anon Eg 9bV


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