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Profiles

  • Egill Skallagrímsson (910 - c.990)
    Egil Skallagrimson Portal: Litteratur Gå til: navigasjon, søk Egil Skallagrimson med sønnen Böðvar framstilt på et relieff ved Egils gravhaug på Borgarnes på Island. Egil Skallagrimson var ...
  • Odd Orvar "The Arrow" De Oklogsland (c.810 - d.)
    Örvar-Oddr (Old Norse Örvar-Oddr, "Arrow-Odd" or "Arrow's Point") is a legendary hero about whom an anonymous Icelander wrote a fornaldarsaga in the latter part of the 13th century. Örvar-Odds saga, th...
  • Óttar Eysteinsson (deceased)
    He is the hero of the Old Norse poem Hyndluljód ( Lay of Hyndla ). "In the poem, the goddess Freyja meets the völva Hyndla and they ride together towards Valhalla. Freyja rides on her boar Hildisvíni...
  • Atla Budlason, {Hversu Noregr byggðist} (deceased)
    According to "How Norway was settled" ("Hversu Noreg Byggdist"), Atla was the son of Budli and the brother of Brynhild who was mother of Aslaug who was linked to Harald Fairhair (see Norwegian version ...
  • Amleth (Hamlet) (deceased)

Project

Scandinavian sagas

This project has as its aim to create on Geni an accurate representation of the genealogical information present in the parts of the Saga literature that present a reasonably coherent picture.

Further, that each profile mentioned in these sagas will be represented exactly once in the Big Tree, and have in the "About me" the reference to the place in the saga where he or she is mentioned, in addition to other information.

The sagas we work from are:

Sources

Saga writers and historians:

Literature:

  • "Samlede afhandlinger" 1874 Albert Cammermeyer forlag, Christiania, Peter Andreas Munch (born 1810 - dead 1863). Peter Munch
  • Før Viken ble Norge av professor i arkeologi Bjørn Myhre, 2015 Det som er interessant for oss er spesielt kapittel 14. Boken er også lastet opp som eget pdf dokument under dette prosjektet. (A book about the arcehologigal site at Borre, Vestfold Norway. The interesting part for genealogists is chapter 14 that summarize the view of the historians about the timeperiod 813 to 950 in Norway. It sets Heimskringla of Snorre Sturlasson in a new perspective. The book is also added to this project as pdf file under Documents.

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