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Ingimundr settles in the location where he finds his missing Freyr-amulet.


[excerpt from] Vatn ch. 15b


Ingimundur kaus sér bústað í ...

Ingimundr chose a site for hi...

[status: referenced copy]



This episode occurs in Vatnsdœla saga, thought to have been written in the late-13th or early-14th century. The saga focuses on several generations of family in the Vatnsdalr district. This episode occurs shortly after Ingimundr employs the help of two practitioners of Sami-magic to find his missing amulet, thought to be in Iceland as prophesised by a Sami-woman.


(Contributed by Anna Millward.)


Main text: Vatnsdœla saga

Attributes: settlement Prophecy Landscape Temple Hóf naming the landscape amulet Öndvegissúla

Named things: Freyr

Text sections: Anon Vatn 15bV


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