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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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Arngrimr, the first in line of the family to hold the sword Tyrfingr, fathers 12 sons who all grew up to become berserkr.


[excerpt from] Heiðr ch. 1c

1c. The 12 berserkir sons of Arngrimr

Arngrímr gerðisk nú svá mikil...

Arngrím became thn so great a...

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Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks is a fornaldarsaga from the 13th century. The saga survives in several manuscrips, albeit somewhat different, such as in Hauksbók A.M. 544, 4to (c. 1325), MS 2845, 4to (15th century) and AM 203 fol (mid. 17th century).


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks

Attributes: battle Berserkr Island Berserksgangr

Named things:

Text sections: Anon Heiðr 1cVIII


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