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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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in Kristnitakan we read about the events surrounding the Christianization in in Iceland and its political and social impact. The narrative ends with the agreements at the allthing on the new Christian custom to be the norm in Iceland




Flateyjarbók is the largest preserved manuscript from the Icelandic middle ages, written in the late 14th century. Ólafs saga Tryggvasonar en mesta is a younger redaction of the saga on the life and deeds of the Christian king, Ólafr Tryggvasson.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in Flateyjarbók

Attributes: Christian Sacrifice Christianity Heathen Christian faith Conversion Baptism

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