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Pre-Christian Religions of the North: Sources

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Death penalties with relation to Óðinn

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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.

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(Contributed by Douglas Robert Dutton.)

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Main text: Ynglinga saga

Attributes: Sacrifice Hanging Horse Riding Gallows Knots

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Text sections: Yng ch. 23

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