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KRÁKUMÁL
COMPREHENSIVE VERSION
VöLSUNGA SAGA
DANISH HISTORIAN SAXO GRAMMATICUS
HILDIGER
DAUGHTER
ACCOUNT
ARCHBISHOP
HISTORY
CHRONICLE
PEOPLE
SAGAS
WRITTEN
DANES
ENTRETANTO
SöGUBROT
DIFFERENT ACCOUNTS
BATTLE
FRODA
DIVINITIES
STORY
DIFFERENT VERSIONS
DANISH
NAME
NANNA
CERTAIN ASPECTS
STARKAD
SONS
PARAPHRASE
BOOK
FREY
FREYR
FRIGGA
HEIMSKRINGLA
HALFDAN
VICEROY
NORSE SAGAS
KING
HERVARAR SAGA
EADGILS
YNGLINGA SAGA
SAXO
SAXO GRAMMATICUS
GESTA DANORUM
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Definitions

  1. Gesta Danorum ("Deeds of the Danes") is a work of Danish history, by 12th century author Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Literate", literally "the Grammarian").
  2. Gesta Danorum is also translated partially in other English, French and German releases.

Krákumál

  1. Tale of Ragnar's sons, Ragnar Lodbrok's saga, Krákumál and Gesta Danorum, book 9).

Comprehensive Version

  1. This is the most comprehensive version from Gesta Danorum (book 7).

Völsunga Saga

  1. He would have lived in the 5th century and he is mentioned in Ynglinga saga, Nafnaþulur, Völsunga saga and Gesta Danorum.

Danish Historian Saxo Grammaticus

  1. The later Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus made use of and expanded Adam of Bremen's account in his Gesta Danorum (ca.

Hildiger

  1. In Gesta Danorum, Saxo Grammaticus tells an essentially identical saga, but all the names have been changed and Hildebrand is called Hildiger.
  2. In Book VII of the Gesta Danorum (early 13th century), Hildiger reveals as he is dying that he has killed his own son.

Daughter

  1. In the Gesta Danorum, by Saxo Grammaticus, she was a Danish princess and the daughter of king Frodi.

Account

  1. Book I of Gesta Danorum contains an account of what has often been interpreted as a trip to Hel.
  2. This account resembles that of the Gesta Danorum, but is more elaborate.

Archbishop

  1. He was in the service of Absalon, archbishop of Lund, at whose suggestion Saxo wrote the Gesta Danorum (or Historia Danica).

History

  1. Only the first three books of Gesta Danorum, a history of Denmark written in sixteen books by Saxo Grammaticus c.

Chronicle

  1. Saxo Grammaticus, normally considered the first Danish writer, worked for bishop Absalon on a chronicle of Danish history (Gesta Danorum).

People

  1. Two of the key authors, albeit much debated, regarding the people of the north were Snorri Sturluson in his Edda and Saxo Grammaticus in his Gesta Danorum.

Sagas

  1. They are often mentioned in sagas such as Hervarar saga and in Gesta Danorum.

Written

  1. The Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus, (Gesta Danorum), written in the late 1100s and early 1200s.

Danes

  1. It was Absalon who told him to write the Gesta Danorum (The Achivements of the Danes), a chronicle that would tell the history of Denmark in latin.
  2. Gesta Danorum ("Deeds of the Danes") is a work of Danish history, by 12th century author Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Grammarian").

Entretanto

  1. Há também o Gesta Danorum, desenvolvido pelo dinarmaquês Saxo Grammaticus onde, entretanto, os deuses nórdicos estão descaracterizados fortemente.

Sögubrot

  1. Gesta Danorum agrees with Sögubrot, by saying that the conquests began from Zealand.

Different Accounts

  1. Saxo Grammaticus, in Gesta Danorum, gives two different accounts about why Harald had the name wartooth.

Battle

  1. The battle is described in the Norse kings' sagas —such as Heimskringla —as well as in Jómsvíkinga saga and Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum.

Froda

  1. The tradition of the feud with the Heaðobards Ingeld and Froda appears twice in the Gesta Danorum.
  2. The only Danish work that retains traditions of the feud with Ingeld and Froda is the Gesta Danorum.

Divinities

  1. Gesta Danorum 1, Olrik's edition [I]n order to mollify the divinities he did indeed make a holy sacrifice of dark-coloured victims to the god Frø.

Story

  1. Danish playwright Johannes Ewald wrote a play about Rolf Krage (1770), based on Saxo's version of the story in Gesta Danorum.
  2. The story appears in Krákumál, the Tale of Ragnar Lodbrok's sons, Ragnar Lodbrok's saga, Gesta Danorum and Bósa saga ok Herrauds.

Different Versions

  1. Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum does not mention any Ivar Vidfamne, and gives two different versions of Harald's ancestry.

Danish

  1. There is also the Danish Gesta Danorum by Saxo Grammaticus, where the Norse gods are more strongly Euhemerized.
  2. It is noteworthy that all the Danish sources, Chronicon Lethrense, Annales Lundenses and Gesta Danorum differ on where Halga found Yrsa, but make her Danish.
  3. Danish historian and ballad collector who translated the Gesta Danorum of the medieval historian Saxo Grammaticus from Latin into Danish (1575).

Name

  1. It is also in this summary the name Gesta Danorum is found.

Nanna

  1. In book III of Gesta Danorum, Nanna is not a goddess but rather a the daughter of the mortal King Gevar.

Certain Aspects

  1. Certain aspects of Gesta Danorum formed the basis for William Shakespeare 's play, Hamlet.

Starkad

  1. It is in Gesta Danorum that the most comprehensive treatment of Starkad is found.

Sons

  1. The Gesta Danorum also agrees with Beowulf in presenting Hroðgar (Ro) and Halga (Helgo) as brothers and the sons of Healfdene (Haldanus).

Paraphrase

  1. In the paraphrase of Bjarkamál in the Gesta Danorum of Saxo Grammaticus, his army consisted of Swedes in one line and of Geats in another line.

Book

  1. But what seems to be the same figure appears prominently in book 5 of Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum as Ericus disertus.
  2. In Gesta Danorum, book 7, Saxo Grammaticus tells of a Gunnar, "the bravest of the Swedes" who invaded Norway and relished in killing rather than pillaging.
  3. A variant with two serpents instead of one appears in Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum (Book 9) where Herraud appears as Herothus King of Sweden.

Frey

  1. Yngling means descendant of Frey, and in the Gesta Danorum of Saxo Grammaticus they are called the sons of Frey.

Freyr

  1. Gesta Danorum 3, Fisher's translation That Freyr had a cult at Uppsala is well confirmed from other sources.

Frigga

  1. Frigg (Eddas) or Frigga (Gesta Danorum) was said to be "foremost among the goddesses,"[1] the wife of Odin, queen of the Æsir, and goddess of the sky.
  2. In Norse mythology, Frigg (Eddas) or Frigga (Gesta Danorum) was said to be "foremost among the goddesses,"Sturluson, Snorri.

Heimskringla

  1. Sigurr hringr, Sigurd Ring (ca 750) was a Swedish king mentioned in sources such as the Heimskringla, Gesta Danorum, Hervarar Saga and Sgubrot af Nokkrum.

Halfdan

  1. According to the Chronicon Lethrense and Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum (Book 2), Halfdan had two brothers named Ro and Skat who also sought the throne.

Viceroy

  1. Gesta Danorum The Danish Gesta Danorum describes Freyr, under the name Frø, as the "viceroy of the gods".
  2. Gesta Danorum The 12th Century Danish Gesta Danorum describes Freyr, under the name Frø, as the "viceroy of the gods".
  3. The Danish Gesta Danorum describes Freyr, under the name Frø, as the "viceroy of the gods".

Norse Sagas

  1. The temple is only sparsely documented, but it is referred to in the Norse sagas and Gesta Danorum, and it is described by Adam of Bremen.

King

  1. Sigar?, the father of Siggeir, who genealogically corresponds to Ungvin, the king of Götaland in Gesta Danorum.
  2. Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum (Book 4) speaks of Froger, the King of Norway, who was a great champion.
  3. In Gesta Danorum, Saxo Grammaticus gives Haki as a king of Denmark, and Hugleik, called Huglet(h)us, is an Irish king.

Hervarar Saga

  1. Arngrim was a berserker, who figures in Hervarar saga, Gesta Danorum, Lay of Hyndla, a number of Faroese ballads and Orvar-Odd's saga in Norse mythology.
  2. He also appears in Hervarar saga, and concerning the battle on Samsø also in the Gesta Danorum.
  3. Angantyr was the name of three characters from the same line in Norse mythology, and who appear in Hervarar saga, in Gesta Danorum and Faroese ballads.

Eadgils

  1. For other people named Eadgils and the second Athislus in Gesta Danorum, see Eadgils (disambiguation).

Ynglinga Saga

  1. In the Ynglinga saga and in Gesta Danorum, Frey is euhemerized as a king of Sweden.
  2. The Scandinavian sources are notably Ynglinga saga, Gesta Danorum, Hrólfr Kraki's saga and the Latin summary of the lost Skjöldunga saga.
  3. The Fróði who, according to Ynglinga saga and Gesta Danorum, was the father of Halfdan.

Saxo

  1. In Gesta Danorum (book 7), Saxo tells that Sigar had a daughter named Signy.
  2. With the printed press publication of Christiern Pedersen 's version of the Gesta Danorum, the term Grammaticus has stuck to Saxo as being part of his name.
  3. The story of his death is given in two widely different forms, by Saxo in his Gesta Danorum (ed.

Saxo Grammaticus

  1. He is especially treated in Book Five of Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum and in the Ynglinga saga.
  2. Gestumblindi is a character in Norse mythology who appears in Hervarar saga and in Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum as Gestiblindus.
  3. The Book 2 of the Gesta Danorum by Saxo Grammaticus contains roughly the same information as the Chronicon Lethrense and the Annales Lundenses, i.e.

Gesta Danorum

  1. Parts of his story are also retold in Eyrbyggja saga, Saxo Grammaticus ' Gesta Danorum (book 10), Knýtlinga saga and Hervarar saga.
  2. In Gesta Danorum, Book 1, Frodi corresponds to Hadingus and Fjölnir to Hundingus, but the story is a little different.
  3. Eadgils is generally considered to be the same king as Aðils, or Athisl, who appears in the Norse sagas and Gesta Danorum.

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