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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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Death penalties with relation to Óðinn


Yng ch. 23

23. Dauði Guðlaugs konungs

Jörundur og Eiríkur voru syni...


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Whilst out raiding, Jorund and Eírik (sons of Yngvi) encounter Guðlaug, king of the Háleygir. The sons defeat him after a naval battle and bring him ashore at Straumeyrarness to hang him.


(Contributed by Douglas Robert Dutton.)


Main text: Ynglinga saga

Attributes: Sacrifice Hanging Horse Riding Gallows Knots

Named things:

Text sections: Yng ch. 23


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