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LAXDÆLA

SAGA

TRANSLATED FROM THE ICELANDIC

by

MURIEL A.C. PRESS

MDCCCXCIX

PUBLISHED BY J.M. DENT AND CO. ALDINE HOUSE LONDON W.C.

CONTENTS

CHAP.

I. OF KETILL FLATNOSE AND HIS DESCENDANTS, 9TH CENTURY A.D.

II. KETILL AND HIS SONS PREPARE TO LEAVE NORWAY.

III. KETILL's SONS GO TO ICELAND.

IV. KETILL GOES TO SCOTLAND, A.D. 890.

V. UNN GOES TO ICELAND, A.D. 895.

VI. UNN DIVIDES HER LAND.

VII. OF THE WEDDING OF OLAF "FEILAN," A.D. 920.

VIII. THE BIRTH OF HRUT, AND THORGERD'S SECOND WIDOWHOOD, A.D. 923.

IX. HOSKULD'S MARRIAGE, A.D. 935.

X. OF VIGA HRAPP.

XI. ABOUT THORD GODDI AND THORBJORN SKRJUP.

XII. HOSKULD BUYS A SLAVE WOMAN.

XIII. HOSKULD RETURNS TO ICELAND, A.D. 948.

XIV. THE MURDER OF HALL, INGJALD'S BROTHER.

XV. THOROLF'S ESCAPE WITH ASGAUT THE THRALL.

XVI. THORD BECOMES OLAF'S FOSTER FATHER, A.D. 950.

XVII. ABOUT VIGA HRAPP'S GHOST, A.D. 950.

XVIII. OF THE DROWNING OF THORSTEIN SWART.

XIX. HRUT COMES TO ICELAND

XX. MELKORKA'S MARRIAGE AND OLAF THE PEACOCK'S JOURNEY, A.D. 955

XXI. OLAF THE PEACOCK GOES TO IRELAND, A.D. 955

XXII. OLAF THE PEACOCK COMES HOME TO ICELAND, A.D. 957

XXIII. THE MARRIAGE OF OLAF PEACOCK AND THORGERD, THE DAUGHTER OF EGIL, A.D. 959

XXIV. THE BUILDING OF HERDHOLT, A.D. 960

XXV. ABOUT HOSKULD'S SONS

XXVI. THE DEATH OF HOSKULD, A.D. 985

XXVII. THE FUNERAL FEAST FOR HOSKULD

XXVIII. THE BIRTH OF KJARTAN, OLAF'S SON, A.D. 978

XXIX. OLAF'S SECOND JOURNEY TO NORWAY, A.D. 975

XXX. ABOUT GIERMUND AND THURED, A.D. 978

XXXI. THURED'S SECOND MARRIAGE, A.D. 980

XXXII. OF OSVIF HELGISON

XXXIII. OF GEST ODDLEIFSON AND GUDRUN'S DREAMS

XXXIV. GUDRUN'S FIRST MARRIAGE, A.D. 989

XXXV. GUDRUN'S SECOND MARRIAGE, A.D. 991

XXXVI. ABOUT KOTKELL AND GRIMA

XXXVII. ABOUT HRUT AND ELDGRIM, A.D. 995

XXXVIII. THE DEATH OF STIGANDI. THORLIEK LEAVES ICELAND

XXXIX. OF KJARTAN'S FRIENDSHIP FOR BOLLI

XL. KJARTAN AND BOLLI VOYAGE TO NORWAY, A.D. 996

XLI. BOLLI RETURNS TO ICELAND, A.D. 999

XLII. BOLLI MAKES LOVE TO GUDRUN, A.D. 1000

XLIII. KJARTAN COMES BACK TO ICELAND, A.D. 1001

XLIV. KJARTAN COMES HOME, A.D. 1001

XLV. KJARTAN MARRIES HREFNA, A.D. 1002

XLVI. FEAST AT HERDHOLT AND THE LOSS OF KJARTAN'S SWORD, A.D. 1002

XLVII. KJARTAN GOES TO LAUGAR, AND OF THE BARGAIN FOR TONGUE, A.D. 1003

XLVIII. THE MEN OF LAUGAR AND GUDRUN PLAN AN AMBUSH FOR KJARTAN, A.D. 1003

XLIX. THE DEATH OF KJARTAN

L. THE END OF HREFNA. THE PEACE SETTLED, A.D. 1003

LI. OSVIF'S SONS ARE BANISHED

LII. THE KILLING OF THORKELL OF GOAT'S PEAK

LIII. THORGERD'S EGGING, A.D. 1007

LIV. HALLDOR PREPARES TO AVENGE KJARTAN

LV. THE DEATH OF BOLLI

LVI. BOLLI BOLLISON IS BORN, A.D. 1008

LVII. ABOUT THORGILS HALLASON, A.D. 1018

LVIII. THORKELL AND GRIM, AND THEIR VOYAGE ABROAD

LIX. GUDRUN DEMANDS REVENGE FOR BOLLI, A.D. 1019

LX. THE EGGING OF GUDRUN

LXI. OF THORSTEIN THE BLACK AND LAMBI

LXII. THORGILS AND HIS FOLLOWERS LEAVE HOME

LXIII. THE DESCRIPTION OF HIS ENEMIES BROUGHT TO HELGI

LXIV. THE DEATH OF HELGI, A.D. 1019

LXV. OF GUDRUN'S DECEIT

LXVI. OSVIF AND GEST DIE

LXVII. THE DEATH OF THORGILS HALLASON, A.D. 1020

LXVIII. GUDRUN'S MARRIAGE WITH THORKELL EYJOLFSON

LXIX. THE QUARREL ABOUT GUNNAR AT THE FEAST

LXX. THORLEIK GOES TO NORWAY

LXXI. THE PEACE BETWEEN THE SONS OF BOLLI AND THE SONS OF OLAF, A.D. 1026

LXXII. BOLLI AND THORLEIK GO ABROAD, A.D. 1029

LXXIII. BOLLI'S VOYAGE

LXXIV. THORKELL EYJOLFSON GOES TO NORWAY

LXXV. THORKELL AND THORSTEIN AND HALLDOR OLAFSON, A.D. 1026

LXXVI. THE DROWNING OF THORKELL, A.D. 1026

LXXVII. THE RETURN OF BOLLI, A... Continue reading book >>




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