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  • 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 ...
  • Thora "borgarhjörtr" Herraudsdatter (c.795 - c.825)
    A mythical queen of Denmark, potentially based on a historical person, Thora is described in the sagas and other earl medieval sources as "the most beautiful of all women in appearance" earning her the...
  • Hrolf of the Hill Svadisson, King in Oppland (c.460 - c.500)
    Kong Rolf i Berg Svasesson ( Hrólfr ór Bergi Svásason) Rolf i Berg var konge i Hedmark Han var sønn av Svade jotun fra Dovre og Åshild Rolf i Berg tok Goa og giftet seg med henne, de fikk sønne...
  • Amleth (Hamlet) (deceased)
  • Fenrir the wolf. (deceased)
    In Norse mythology, Fenrir (Old Norse "fen-dweller"), Fenrisúlfr (Old Norse "Fenris wolf"), or Hróðvitnir (Old Norse "fame-wolf") is a monstrous wolf. Fenrir is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in...

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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