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Click to Expand/Collapse Option1. Hakon Chosen King
Click to Expand/Collapse Option2. King Hakon's Progress through the Country
Click to Expand/Collapse Option3. Eirik's Departure from the Country
Click to Expand/Collapse Option4. Eirik's Death
Click to Expand/Collapse Option5. Gunhild and Her Sons
Click to Expand/Collapse Option6. Battle in Jutland
Click to Expand/Collapse Option7. Battle in Eyrarsund (The Sound)
Click to Expand/Collapse Option8. King Hakon's Expedition to Denmark
Click to Expand/Collapse Option9. Of King Trygve
Click to Expand/Collapse Option10. Of Gunhild's Sons
Click to Expand/Collapse Option11. King Hakon as a Law-giver
Click to Expand/Collapse Option12. Of Eystein the Bad
Click to Expand/Collapse Option13. Hakon Spreads Chrisianity
Click to Expand/Collapse Option14. About Sacrifices
Click to Expand/Collapse Option15. The Frosta-thing
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Click to Expand/Collapse Option17. King Hakon Offers Sacrifices
Click to Expand/Collapse Option18. Feast of the Sacrifice at More
Click to Expand/Collapse Option19. Battle at Ogvaldsnes
Click to Expand/Collapse Option20. King Hakon's Laws
Click to Expand/Collapse Option21. Concerning Eirik's Sons
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Click to Expand/Collapse Option23. Of Egil Ulserk
Click to Expand/Collapse Option24. Battle at Fredarberg
Click to Expand/Collapse Option25. Of King Gamle
Click to Expand/Collapse Option26. King Gamle and Ulserk Fall.
Click to Expand/Collapse Option27. Egil Ulserk's Burial-groud
Click to Expand/Collapse Option28. News of War Comes to King Hakon
Click to Expand/Collapse Option29. The Armament of Eirik's Sons
Click to Expand/Collapse Option30. King Hakon's Battle Array
Click to Expand/Collapse Option31. Fall of Skreyja and Askman
Click to Expand/Collapse Option32. Hakon's Death
HK04: Hacon the Good
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Contents

1. Preface
2. References
3. Bibliography
4. Credits


Preface:

Heimskringla (HK) or the Lives of the Norse Kings

 

HK 04:

Hakon the Good's Saga

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Haakon Haraldsson (c. 920–961), also Haakon the Good (Old Norse: Hákon góði, Norwegian: Håkon den gode) and Haakon Adalsteinfostre (Old Norse: Hákon Aðalsteinsfóstri, Norwegian: Håkon Adalsteinsfostre), was the king of Norway from 934 to 961. He was noted for his attempts to introduce Christianity into Norway.
 
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References:

For details on sources of the texts and editorial notes, see the Reference section of the introductory text to the BP edition of the Heimskringla.




Abbreviations for the whole library.


Bibliography:

Snorri Sturluson, Heimskringla. Ed. Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson, Íslenzk Fornrit vol. 26: Heimskringla I. Reykjavik: Hið Íslenzka Fornritafélag 1941. Pp. 150–197.

Snorri Sturluson, Heimskringla or the Lives of the Norse Kings. Ed. and transl. by Erling Monsen and A. H. Smith. Cambridge: W. Heffer 1932. Pp. 77–101.



Credits:

Input by Amund Bjørsnøs, Spring 2016. Last published: 13 August 2016.


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