Viking Warrior illustrated by Norwegian concept artist Stian Dahlslett ©
‘Heimskringla’, also called the Norwegian Kings’ Sagas were written down by the Icelander Snorri Sturlason around the year 1220 AD and includes the Saga of Halfdan the Black (c. 810 – c. 860, King c. 830 – c 860)
Halfdan the Black was a powerful king in Eastern and Southern Norway, and the father of Norway’s first king; Harald Fairhair. The reading provides an exciting and interesting insight into the Viking world.
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Fun fact: Ragnar Lothbrok from the History Channel TV-series ”Vikings” is named after Ragnar Lodbrok in this saga.
THE SAGA OF HALFDAN THE BLACK
Of this saga (Editor’s note: from ‘Heimskringla’) there are other versions found in “Fagrskinna”…
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