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  • 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...
  • Ubbe Ragnarssen, {Gesta Danorum} (deceased)
    from The first source to claim kinship between the two [Ivar and Ubba] is the Latin Annals of St Neots, a twelfth-century source from Suffolk that claims they were sons of a man whose name was Latini...
  • 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 ...

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:

Other links:

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