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Laxdæla Saga by Anonymous

LAXDAELA

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


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