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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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A brief account in which a host of supernatural beings are said to inhabit Svíþjóð (Sweden).


Yng ch. 1

1. Hér segir frá landaskipan

Kringla heimsins, sú er mannf...

The earth's round, on which m...

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This episode occurs within the longer narrative Ynglinga saga, the first in the collection of kings’ sagas known as Heimskringla which were probably compiled by the 13th-century Icelandic scholar Snorri Sturluson.


(Contributed by Anna Millward.)


Main text: Ynglinga saga

Attributes: Dvergr Risi Dragon Giants

Named things: Svíþjóð

Text sections: Yng ch. 1


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