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Bjargey performs a magical ritual by waving a bag over her head to throw those chasing her and Þórhallur.


[excerpt from] Háv ch. 8b

8b. Waving cloths

Þórhallur hafði þá róið umhve...

Thorhall had by then rowed ar...

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Hávarður saga Ísfirðings is one of the íslendingasögur. It tells the story of the hero Hávarður who was wounded in Scotland as a young man. In Iceland he developed a disagreement with his neighbor Þorbjörn, which develops into a fight to the death.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Hávarðar saga Ísfirðings

Attributes: Ritual Magical ritual Seiðr (Waving of) Cloth

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Text sections: Anon Háv 8bV


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