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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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Þorgerður Katla performs seiðr, waving her kerchief, and the darkness surrounds Geir and his men.


[excerpt from] Harð ch. 25b

25b. Waving of cloth

En er Þorbjörg katla kom út v...

When Thorbjörg Katla came out...

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Harðar saga ok Hólmverja is one of the íslendingasögur. It is preserved in two medieval manuscripts, AM 556a 4to (c. 1475), and the fragment AM 564a 4to (c. 1400). It mainly tells the story of Hörðr Grímkelsson.


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Harðar saga

Attributes: battle Woman Burial storms, bad weather Seiðr Weather Sea (Waving of) Cloth

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Text sections: Anon Harð 25bV


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