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#3 Saga of King Hrolf Kraki: Part Three

By: Hugin   It’s interesting to see the contempt with which many of the great Norse warriors viewed the Berserkers.  This final section of The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki begins with Bodvar criticising Hrolf for becoming a coward when dealing … Continue reading

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#2 Saga of King Hrolf Kraki: Part Two

By: Hugin   This week the section of The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki is split into two sections.  Once again, Hrolf plays a relatively minor part, the protagonist of the first section being Svipdag and the second being Bodvar. … Continue reading

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#1 Saga of King Hrolf Kraki: Part One

By: Hugin   Notable ancestry seems to have been obligatory for Norse heroes. The first time that I read The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki, I was surprised that the first chapter introduces no one called Hrolf. Instead, it tells … Continue reading

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