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Interesting facts from “King Gautrek’s saga”

“King Gautrek’s saga” is a good Norse saga that has many examples of traits found in the Viking era Norse, particularly in Norway and Sweden, where the happenings of this saga take place.  Some of these examples include: Gillings Bluff … Continue reading

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Sayings from ‘The Saga of Grettir’

Here are some sayings from The Saga of Grettir: “That is a true friend who keeps you out of harm’s way” (chapter 14) “The more you experience the more you learn” (chapter 14) “It’s a bad thing to goad a … Continue reading

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Sayings from “Hrafnkel’s Saga”

Here are some sayings from “Hrafnkel’s Saga”: “Warning wards off blame” (chapter 4) “He’s a wise man who knows himself” (chapter 7)  “Short is the life of the proud” (chapter 14) “The older a man, the feebler” (chapter 17)

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