Harald Harfagr - Valkyrie and Raven

Harald Harfagr -
                                Valkyrie and Raven

Cite this page

Linked items

Historical Persons, i.e. from Heimskringla, Saxo, sagas etc.

Haraldr Hárfagri (non.) Harold Fairhair (en.) A king in Haralds saga hins hárfagra, the third saga in Heimskringla, who ruled Norway circa 872 to 930.


Victorian (en.)The Victorian era began with the reign of Queen Victoria and ended with her death (June 20, 1837 – January 22, 1901).

Source Materials:

Digital Victorian Periodical Poetry DVPP Digital Victorian Periodical Poetry explores the poetry most read in the long Victorian period: poems published in periodicals, magazines, and newspapers dating from 1817 to 1901.
Hrafnsmál (non.) Haraldskvæði (non.) Harold's Poem: The Valkyrie and the Raven (en.) A fragmentary 9th-century skaldic poem by Þórbjǫrn Hornklofi concerning King Haraldr Hárfagri.
Once a Week (en.) Launched by Bradbury and Evans, the publisher of Household Words, after their split with Dickens, Once a Week (1859-1880) was a weekly middle-class family magazine that prominently featured illustrations.(Digital Victorian Periodical Poetry website)
Valkyrie and Raven (en.)Translation of Þorbjörn Hornklofi's skaldic poem Hrafnsmál.

Source Persons

Sandys, Frederick (en.) b. May 1, 1829
d. June 25, 1904
Nationality: English
Occupation: Illustrator
Þórbjörn Hornklofi (non.) Torbjørn Hornklove (no.) A nineth-century Norwegian skald in the court of Haraldr Hárfagri.