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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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This section defines how the ritual to become sworn brothers is completed.


[excerpt from] Fbr ch. 2b

2b. Sworn Brotherhood

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Fóstbrœðra saga is one of the íslendingasögur. It tells the story of the sworn brothers Þorgeirr and Þormóðr during the 11th century in Iceland and abroad


(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)


Main text: Fóstbrœðra saga

Attributes: Ritual Law Heathen Landscape Oath Vengeance Jarðarmen Ritual Space

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Text sections: Anon Fbr 2bV


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