King Ingjald Making Peace

King Ingjald Making Peace

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Granmarr (non.)
A king in Ynglinga Saga, the first saga in Heimskringla.
Hjörvarðr (non.)
Hjorvardr (en.)
Hjorvard (en.)
A king in Ynglinga Saga, the first saga in Heimskringla.
Ingjaldr hinn illráði (non.)
Ingjald Ill-ruler (en.)
The king in Ynglinga Saga, the first saga in Heimskringla, who was reknowned for his cruelty and treacherousness, which were thought to be part of his nature after he ate a wolf's heart given to him by Svipdagr blinds to cure his timidness as a youth.


Heimskringla (is.)
History of the Kings of Norway (en.)
This account of the history of the kings of Norway and is generally believed to have been written by Snorri Sturluson in Iceland in 1230. It begins with the legendary Swedish dynasty of the Ynglings, who were the subject matter of the skaldic poem Ynglingtal, and ends with the reign of the Norwegian king, Magnus Erlingson (died 1184).
Kongesagaer (1900 ed.) (no.)
The second edition of Gustaf Storm's Norwegian translation of Heimskringla.
Ynglinga saga (is.)
Ynglingesoga (no.)
Saga of the Ynglings (en.)
The first saga in Heimskringla, which is based the nineth-century skaldic poem, Ynglingatal, concerning the legendary Swedish dynasty of the Ynglings.


Snorri Sturluson (is.)
b. 1179
d. 1241
Nationality: Icelandic
Snorri was an Icelandic statesman, scholar, and author who is credited with writing Heimskringla, The Prose Edda, and possibly Egil's Saga.
Werenskiold, Erik (no.)
b. 1855
d. 1938
Nationality: Norwegian
Werenskiold was a painter and illustrator who was in charge of the illustrations and the team of artists for Gustav Storm's editions of Kongesagaer in 1899 and 1900.