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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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Helgi enters the heathen temple.


[excerpt from] Flj ch. 26b

26b. Helgi in the Temple

Þá gengur Helgi inn í hofið o...

Then Helgi went into the temp...

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Fljótsdæla saga is one of the íslendingasögur from c. 1500. It is a to Hrafnkels saga freysgoða. The story revolves around the are of Fljótsdalur in Iceland and includes Helgi Ásbjarnarson and Helgi and Grímr, sons of Droplaug, two brothers further narrated in, Droplaugarsona saga.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Fljótsdæla saga

Attributes: Christian God Heathen Temple Christian faith Gold images of gods destruction of sacred object Honour Ritual Space

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Text sections: [not skaldic]


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