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The Orkneyinga saga

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Published by Edmonston and Douglas in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Orkney (Scotland),
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Orkney (Scotland) -- History,
    • Orkney (Scotland) -- Antiquities,
    • Scotland -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated from the Icelandic by Jon A. Hjaltalin and Gilbert Goudie; edited, with notes and introduction, by Joseph Anderson.
      ContributionsAnderson, Joseph, 1832-1916, ed., Jón A. Hjaltalín (Jón Andrésson Hjaltalín), 1840-1908., Goudie, Gilbert, joint tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT7281.O7 E5 1873
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., [iii]-cxxxi, [5], 227 p. incl. geneal. tables.
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6406684M
      LC Control Number40023933
      OCLC/WorldCa2111010

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      Orkneyinga Saga, the great book of Viking Orkney, often comes into my thoughts while I’m on this commute. Within the first five minutes of the flight we are passing the farm of Langskaill, on the heathery isle of Gairsay, the homestead of Eric Linklater’s ‘ultimate viking’, Svein Asleifarson. The Orkneyinga Saga, trans. Hermann Pálsson and Paul Geoffrey Edwards (Penguin Classics ) We learn of Earl Sigurd the Stout, who owned a magical banner embroidered with a raven, and fell at the Battle of Clontarf, outside Dublin.


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The only medieval chronicle to have Orkney as the central place of action, it tells of an era when the islands were still part of the Viking world, beginning with their conquest by the kings of Norway in the ninth century/5(54).

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Written around AD by an unnamed Icelandic author, the Orkneyinga Saga is the only medieval chronicle to have Orkney as the central place of action, and from it we derive much of our knowledge of the Northern Isles and Caithness. The Saga describes the conquest of the islands by the kings of Norway during Format: Paperback.

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The Orkneyinga saga book Orkneyinga Saga is the history of the Orkneymen, Earls and Odallers of Norwegian extraction, who established an Earldom of Norway in the Northern Scottish Isles a thousand years ago, and whose descendants for several centuries held sway over the Hebrides and Northern Mainland of Scotland.

Commencing with the conquest of the Isles by Harald Harfagri, the Saga relates the subsequent. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content This banner text can have : IXX ORKNEYINGA SAGA.

before he received investiture from King Eirik, for in he appears as Earl of Orkney on the assize at Stirling, for the trial of Murdoch, Duke of Albany.^ Inas Lord High Admiral of Scotland, he had command of the fleet that conveyed the Princess Margaret to France.

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