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The Ynglings were the oldest known Scandinavian dynasty, originating from Sweden. [1]

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Agne, (English: Agni), Hogne or Agni Skjálfarbondi was a mythological king of Sweden, of the House of Yngling.

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Alaric and Eric

Alaric and Eric (Old Norse Alrekr and Eiríkr), were two legendary kings of Sweden.

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Algaut (or Algöt) was a Geatish king who ruled West Götaland according to the Heimskringla.

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Anund, Swedish: Bröt-Anund meaning trail-blazer Anund or Anund the Land Clearer; alternate names Brøt-Anundr (Old East Norse) or Braut-Önundr (Old West Norse), was a legendary Swedish king of the House of Yngling who reigned in the mid-seventh century.

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In Norse mythology, Auðr (Old Norse "prosperity"Simek (2007:22).) is the son of the personified night, Nótt, fathered by Naglfari, and uncle of Thor.

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Aun the Old (Aun inn gamli, Latinized Auchun, English: "Edwin the Old") is a mythical Swedish king of the House of Yngling in the Heimskringla.

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In Norse mythology, Aurboða (Old Norse "gravel-bidder" or "gravel-offerer"For "bidder" see Orchard (1997:11) and for "offerer" see Lindow (2001:64).) is a mountain jötunn, wife to the jötunn Gymir, and mother of Gerðr.

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In Norse mythology, Ægir (Old Norse "sea")Lindow (2001:47).

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Íslendingabók (Old Norse pronunciation: ˈiːslɛndɪŋgaˌboːk, Book of Icelanders) is a historical work dealing with early Icelandic history.

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Örvar-Oddr (Old Norse Örvar-Oddr, "Arrow-Odd" or "Arrow's Point") is a legendary hero about whom an anonymous Icelander wrote a fornaldarsaga in the latter part of the 13th century.

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Österland (Eastland) or Österlanden (Easternlands), one of the four traditional lands of Sweden, was a medieval term used for the southern part of Finland.

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Battle of Brávellir

The Battle of Brávellir or the Battle of Bråvalla was a legendary battle that is described in the sagas as taking place on the Brávellir between Sigurd Hring, king of Sweden and the Geats of Västergötland, and his uncle Harald Wartooth, king of Denmark and the Geats of Östergötland.

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Búri (or Buri) was the first god in Norse mythology.

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Beowulf is an Old English epic story consisting of 3,182 alliterative lines.

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Beowulf (hero)

Beowulf (Old English: Bēoƿulf) is a legendary Geatish hero in the epic poem named after him, one of the oldest surviving pieces of literature in the English language.

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Björn Ironside

Björn Ironside (Old Norse: Bjǫrn Járnsíða, Icelandic: Björn Járnsíða, Swedish: Björn Järnsida, Danish: Bjørn Jernside; Medieval Latin: Bier Costae ferreae) was a legendary king of Sweden who lived sometime in the 9th century.

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Borr or Burr (Old Norse: 'son'; sometimes anglicized Bor, Bör or Bur) was the son of Búri, the husband of Bestla, the father of Odin, Vili and Vé, and the grandfather of Thor, Baldr, Víðarr and Váli in Norse mythology.

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Dag the Wise

Dag the Wise or Dagr Spaka was a mythological Swedish king of the House of Ynglings (dated to the 4th century by 16th-century historiographer Johannes Magnus).

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Dan (king)

Dan is the name of one or more legendary earliest kings of the Danes and Denmark, mentioned in medieval Scandinavian texts.

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Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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In Norse mythology, Domalde, Dómaldi or Dómaldr (Old Norse possibly "Power to Judge"McKinnell (2005:70).) was a Swedish king of the House of Ynglings, cursed by his stepmother, according to Snorri Sturluson, with ósgæssa, "ill-luck".

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In Norse mythology, the Swedish king Domar (Old Norse Dómarr, "Judge"McKinnell (2005:70).) of the House of Ynglings was the son of Domalde.

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In Norse mythology, Dyggvi or Dyggve (Old Norse "Useful, Effective"McKinnell (2005:70).) was a Swedish king of the House of Ynglings.

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Eadgils, Adils, Aðils, Adillus, Aðísl at Uppsölum, Athisl, Athislus or Adhel was a semi-legendary king of Sweden, who is estimated to have lived during the 6th century.

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Eanmund was a Swedish prince of the Scylfing dynasty, whose existence is alleged in Beowulf.

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Ecgþēow (pronounced) or Edgetho (Proto-Norse *Agiþewaz) or Ecgtheow is a character in the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf.

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"Edda" (Old Norse Edda, plural Eddur) is an Old Norse term that has been attributed by modern scholars to the collective of two Medieval Icelandic literary works: what is now known as the Prose Edda and an older collection of poems without an original title now known as the Poetic Edda.

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Eric the Victorious

Eric the Victorious (Old Norse: Eiríkr inn sigrsæli, Modern Swedish: Erik Segersäll; about 945? – about 995) was a Swedish monarch as of around 970.

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Eystein Halfdansson

King Eystein is knocked off his ship. (''Illustration by Gerhard Munthe'') Eystein Halfdansson (Old Norse: Eysteinn Hálfdansson) was the son of Halfdan Hvitbeinn of the House of Yngling according to Norse tradition.

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Eysteinn (Swedish: Östen; died ca 600) was the son of Eadgils and Yrsa of Saxony.

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Fairhair dynasty

The Fairhair dynasty (Hårfagreætta) was a family of kings founded by Harald I of Norway which united and ruled Norway with few interruptions from the latter half of the 9th century to 1387 (traditional view), or through only three generations of kings ending with Harald Greycloak in the late 10th century (the view of many modern scholars).

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Fjölnir (Fjǫlnir, "Manifold" or "Multiplier"McKinnell (2005:70).) is a legendary king in Norse mythology said to have been the son of Freyr (Frey) and his consort Gerðr (Gertha).

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In Norse mythology, Fornjót (Old Norse: Fornjótr) was an ancient giant and king of "Gotland, Kænland and Finnland" meaning Gotland, Kvenland and Finland Proper.

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Fornsigtuna (forn means ancient), Old Sigtuna, Sithun, Sign(h)ildsberg or Signesberg is located in the parish of Håtuna approximately west of the modern town of Sigtuna, by lake Mälaren, in Sweden.

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In Norse mythology, Freyja (Old Norse for "(the) Lady") is a goddess associated with love, sex, beauty, fertility, gold, seiðr, war, and death.

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Freyr (Old Norse: Lord), sometimes anglicized as Frey, is a widely attested god associated with sacral kingship, virility and prosperity, with sunshine and fair weather, and pictured as a phallic fertility god in Norse mythology.

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Gamla Uppsala

Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala) is a parish and a village outside Uppsala in Sweden.

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Gaut is an early Germanic name, from a Proto-Germanic gautaz, which represents a mythical ancestor or national god in the origin myth of the Geats.

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Gautrekr was a legendary Geatish king who appears in several sources, such as Gautreks saga, Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar, Bósa saga ok Herrauðs, Ynglinga saga, Nafnaþulur (part of the Prose Edda) and Af Upplendinga konungum.

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Gautreks saga

Gautreks saga (Gautrek's Saga) is a Scandinavian legendary saga put to text towards the end of the 13th century which survives only in much later manuscripts.

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In Norse mythology, Gerðr (Old Norse "fenced-in"Orchard (1997:54).) is a jötunn, goddess, and the wife of the god Freyr.

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Gesta Danorum

Gesta Danorum ("Deeds of the Danes") is a patriotic work of Danish history, by the 13th century author Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Literate", literally "the Grammarian").

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Great Heathen Army

The Great Viking Army, known by the Anglo-Saxons as the Great Heathen Army (OE: mycel hæþen here), was a coalition of Norse warriors, originating from primarily Denmark, Sweden and Norway, who came together under a unified command to invade the four Anglo-Saxon kingdoms that constituted England in AD 865.

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Gudrød the Hunter

Gudrød the Hunter (Old Norse: Guðrøðr veiðikonungr, Norwegian: Gudrød Veidekonge, literally Gudrod Hunter-king), also known as Gudrød the Magnificent (Old Norse: enn gǫfugláti, Norwegian: den gjeve), is a legendary character portrayed in the Norse sagas as a Norwegian petty king in the early 9th century.

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Gylfaginning (Old Norse pronunciation;; either Tricking of Gylfi; c. 20,000 words), is the first part of Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda after Prologue.

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In Norse mythology, Gymir was a giant whose daughter, Gerðr, married the god Freyr.

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Halfdan Hvitbeinn

Halfdan Whiteshanks (Old Norse: Hálfdan hvítbeinn) was a petty king in Norway, described in the Ynglinga saga.

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Halfdan Scylding

Halfdan (Healfdene, Medieval, Proto-Norse: *Halbadaniz, "half Dane") was a late 5th and early 6th century legendary Danish king of the Scylding (Skjöldung) lineage, the son of king named Fróði in many accounts, noted mainly as the father to the two kings who succeeded him in the rule of Denmark, kings named Hroðgar and Halga in the Old English poem Beowulf and named Hróar and Helgi in Old Norse accounts.

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Halfdan the Black

Halfdan the Black (Old Norse: Halfdanr Svarti) (&ndash) was a ninth-century king of Vestfold.

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Halfdan the Mild

Halfdan the Mild (Old Norse: Hálfdan hinn mildi ok hinn matarilli, (meaning the generous and stingy on food)) was the son of king Eystein Halfdansson, of the House of Yngling and he succeeded his father as king, according to Heimskringla.

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Halfdan the Old

Halfdan the Old (Old Norse: Hálfdanr gamli and Hálfdanr inn gamli) was an ancient, legendary king from whom descended many of the most notable lineages of legend.

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Halga, Helgi, Helghe or Helgo was a legendary Danish king living in the early 9th century.

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Harald Fairhair

Harald Fairhair (Old Norse: Haraldr Hárfagri, Norwegian: Harald Hårfagre, (literally "Harald Hair-pleasant"); 850 – 932) is remembered by medieval historians as the first King of Norway.

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Helge (name)

Helge or Helgi is a Scandinavian, German, and Dutch mostly male name.

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Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks

Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks (The Saga of Hervör and Heidrek) is a legendary saga from the 13th century combining matter from several older sagas.

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Historia Norwegiæ

Historia Norwegiæ is a short history of Norway written in Latin by an anonymous monk.

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Hjalmar and Ingeborg

Hjalmar and Ingeborg were a legendary Swedish duo.

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Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark, and Rogaland counties.

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House of Munsö

The House of Munsö is one of the names of a protohistoric Swedish dynasty.

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Hrólfr Kraki

Hrólfr Kraki, Hroðulf, Rolfo, Roluo, Rolf Krage (early 6th century) was a legendary Danish king who appears in both Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian tradition.

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Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar

Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar is a Scandinavian legendary saga which was put to text in Iceland in the 13th century.

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Hrothgar (Hrōðgār; Hróarr) was a legendary Danish king living in the early 6th century.

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Hugleik or Ochilaik (a namesake of Hygelac) was a Swedish king of the House of Yngling, according to the Ynglinga saga.

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Hversu Noregr byggðist

Hversu Noregr byggðist (How Norway was inhabited) is an account of the origin of various legendary Norwegian lineages, which survives only in the Flateyjarbók.

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Hyndluljóð or Lay of Hyndla is an Old Norse poem often considered a part of the Poetic Edda.

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Ingjald illråde or Ingjaldr hinn illráði (Ingold Ill-ruler or Ill-ready) was a legendary Swedish king of the House of Ynglings, son and successor of king Anund, and the father and predecessor of king Olof Trätälja.

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Ingjald Olofsson

Ingjald Olofsson was the son of Olof Trätälja and became the king of Värmland after his father death, according to legend.

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Yngvar Harra (or Ingvar) Proto-Norse *Ingu-Hariz (d. early 7th century) was the son of Östen and reclaimed the Swedish throne for the House of Yngling after the Swedes had rebelled against Sölvi.

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Ivar the Boneless

Ivar the Boneless (Ívarr hinn Beinlausi; Hyngwar) (also known as Ivar Ragnarsson) was a Viking leader and a commander who invaded what is now England.

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Jorund or Jörundr (5th century) was a Swedish king of the House of Yngling.

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A kenning (Old Norse pronunciation:, Modern Icelandic pronunciation) is a type of circumlocution, in the form of a compound that employs figurative language in place of a more concrete single-word noun.

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Kingdom of Dublin

Vikings invaded the territory around Dublin in the 9th century, establishing the Norse Kingdom of Dublin, the earliest and longest-lasting Norse kingdom in Ireland.

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Legend is a genre of folklore that consists of a narrative featuring human actions perceived or believed both by teller and listeners to have taken place within human history.

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List of legendary kings of Sweden

The legendary kings of Sweden are the Swedish mythological kings who preceded Eric the Victorious, according to sources such as the Norse Sagas, Beowulf, Rimbert, Adam of Bremen and Saxo Grammaticus, but who are of disputed historicity because the sources are more or less unreliable, and sometimes contradictory.

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In Norse mythology, Logi, Loge (Old Norse "fire") or Hálogi ("High Flame") is a fire giant, god and personification of fire.

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Lokasenna ("Loki's flyting," "Loki's wrangling," "Loki's quarrel") is one of the poems of the Poetic Edda.

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Loki (Old Norse, Modern Icelandic, often Anglicized as) is a god in Norse mythology.

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Migration Period

The Migration Period was a period during the decline of the Roman Empire around the 4th to 6th centuries AD in which there were widespread migrations of peoples within or into Europe, mostly into Roman territory, notably the Germanic tribes and the Huns.

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In Norse mythology, Naglfari is the father of Auðr by the personified night, Nótt.

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In Norse mythology, Narfi or Nörfi (Nǫrfi), also called Nörr (Nǫrr), is the father of Nótt, the personified night.

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Narfi and Nari

In Norse mythology, Narfi is a son of Loki, referred to in a number of sources.

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Närke is a Swedish traditional province, or landskap, situated in Svealand in south central Sweden.

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In Norse mythology, Nótt (Old Norse "night"Orchard (1997:120).) is night personified, grandmother of Thor.

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In Germanic paganism, Nerthus is a goddess associated with fertility.

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In Norse mythology, Njörðr is a god among the Vanir.

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Norse clans

The Scandinavian clan or ætt/ätt (pronounced in Old Norse) was a social group based on common descent.

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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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In Germanic mythology, Odin (from Óðinn /ˈoːðinː/) is a widely revered god.

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Ohthere (also Ohtere), Old Norse Óttarr vendilkráka (Vendelcrow; in Modern Swedish Ottar Vendelkråka) is a semi-legendary king of Sweden of the house of Scylfings, who would have lived during the 6th century (fl. c. 515 – c. 530, Encyclopedia Nordisk familjebok).

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Olaf Geirstad-Alf

Olaf Gudrødsson (c. 810 – c. 860), who was known after his death as Olaf Geirstad-Alf "Olaf, Elf of Geirstad" (Old Norse Ólaf Geirstaða Álfr), was a legendary petty king in Norway.

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Olaf II of Denmark

Olaf II Haakonsson (1370 – 23 August 1387) was King of Denmark as Olaf II (1376–1387) and King of Norway as Olaf IV (1380–1387).

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Old Norse

Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.

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Olof Skötkonung

Olof Skötkonung (c. 980–1022) was King of Sweden, son of Eric the Victorious and, according to Icelandic sources, Sigrid the Haughty.

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Olof Trätälja

Olaf Tree Feller (Old Norse: Óláfr trételgja, Swedish: Olof Trätälja, Norwegian: Olav Tretelgja, all meaning Olaf Woodwhittler) was the son of the Swedish king Ingjald ill-ruler of the House of Yngling according to Ynglingatal.

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Onela was according to Beowulf a Swedish king, the son of Ongentheow and the brother of Ohthere.

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Ongentheow (Old English: Ongenþeow, Ongenþio, Ongendþeow; Swedish: Angantyr) (died ca. 515) was the name of a semi-legendary Swedish king of the house of Scylfings, who appears in Old English sources.

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Oppland is a county in Norway, bordering Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Akershus, Oslo and Hedmark.

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Orkneyinga saga

The Orkneyinga saga (also called the History of the Earls of Orkney and Jarls' Saga) is an historical narrative of the history of the Orkney and Shetland islands and their relationship with other local polities, particularly Norway and Scotland.

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Penguin Classics

Penguin Classics is an imprint published by Penguin Books, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House.

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Ragnar Lodbrok

Ragnar Lodbrok or Lothbrok (Ragnarr Loðbrók, "Ragnar shaggy breeches") was a legendary Danish and Swedish Viking hero and ruler, known from Viking Age Old Norse poetry and sagas.

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Ragnvald Heidumhære

Ragnvald Heidumhære (or Rognvald) was a legendary, possibly historic, petty king or chieftain of Vestfold in what is today Norway in the 9th century, according to Ynglingatal and to Ynglinga saga in Heimskringla.

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Rígsþula or Rígsmál ("Lay of Ríg") is an Eddic poem, preserved in the manuscript (AM 242 fol, the Codex Wormianus), in which a Norse god named Ríg or Rígr, described as "old and wise, mighty and strong", fathers the classes of mankind.

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Rudolf Simek

Rudolf Simek (born 21 February 1954 in Eisenstadt, Burgenland) is an Austrian Germanist and philologist.

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Saxo Grammaticus

Saxo Grammaticus (1160 – 1220), also known as Saxo cognomine Longus, was a Danish historian, theologian and author.

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Scandinavian York

Scandinavian York (also referred to as Jórvík) or Danish/Norwegian York is a term used by historians for the south of Northumbria (modern day Yorkshire) during the period of the late 9th century and first half of the 10th century, when it was dominated by Norse warrior-kings; in particular, used to refer to the city (York) controlled by these kings.

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Sceafa (Scēafa, also spelled Scēaf, Scēf) was an ancient Lombardic king in English legend.

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A scop was a poet as represented in Old English poetry.

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Old English Scylding (plural Scyldingas) and Old Norse Skjöldung (plural Skjöldungar), meaning in both languages "People of Scyld/Skjöld" refers to members of a legendary royal family of Danes, especially kings.

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Sigurd Hring

Sigurd Hring (Old Norse: Sigurðr hringr (Hringr meaning 'Ring'); (born c. 750 AD) was a legendary Swedish king mentioned in many old Scandinavian sagas. According to Bósa saga ok Herrauds, there was once a saga on Sigurd Hring, but this saga is now lost. In the old sources, he is notable for winning the Battle of the Brávellir against Harald Wartooth and for being the father of Ragnar Lodbrok.

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Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye

Sigurd Snake-in-the-eye (Old Norse: Sigurðr ormr í auga) was a Viking warrior in the middle of the 9th Century.

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In Norse mythology, Sigyn (Old Norse "victorious girl-friend"Orchard (1997:146).) is a goddess and is the wife of Loki.

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The term skald, or skáld (Old Norse:, later;, meaning "poet"), is generally used for poets who composed at the courts of Scandinavian and Icelandic leaders during the Viking Age and Middle Ages.

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The second part of Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda the Skáldskaparmál ("language of poetry"; c. 50,000 words) is effectively a dialogue between Ægir, the Norse god of the sea, and Bragi, the god of poetry, in which both Norse mythology and discourse on the nature of poetry are intertwined.

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Skjöldr (Latinized as Skioldus, sometimes Anglicized as Skjold or Skiold) was among the first legendary Danish kings.

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In Norse mythology, Snær (Old Norse Snærr, East Norse Sniō, Latin Nix, Nivis, English "snow") is seemingly a personification of snow, appearing in extant text as an euhemerized legendary Scandinavian king.

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Snorri Sturluson

Snorri Sturluson (1179 – 23 September 1241) was an Icelandic historian, poet, and politician.

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Starkad (Old Norse: Starkaðr or Störkuðr; Latin: Starcaterus; in the Late Middle Ages also Starkodder; modern Danish: Stærkodder)The article Starkad in Nationalencyklopedin.

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Sveigðir, Sveigder or Swegde (Old Norse "Waving One"McKinnell (2005:70).) was a Swedish king of the House of Yngling in Norse mythology.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Tyrfing Cycle

The Tyrfing Cycle is a collection of Norse legends, unified by the shared element of the magic sword Tyrfing.

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Uí Ímair

The Uí (h)Ímair, or Dynasty of Ivar, was a royal Norse dynasty which ruled much of the Irish Sea region, the Kingdom of Dublin, the western coast of Scotland, including the Hebrides and some part of Northern England, from the mid 9th century.

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Uppland is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden, just north of Stockholm, the capital.

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Uppsala (older spelling Upsala) is the capital of Uppsala County and the fourth largest city of Sweden, after Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.

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In Norse mythology, Vanaheimr (Old Norse for "home of the Vanir"Byock (2005:158).) is one of the Nine Worlds and home of the Vanir, a group of gods associated with fertility, wisdom, and the ability to see the future.

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In Norse mythology, the Vanir (singular Vanr) are a group of gods associated with fertility, wisdom, and the ability to see the future.

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Vanlandi or Vanlande (Old Norse "Man from the Land of the Vanir"McKinnell (2005:70).) was a Swedish king at Uppsala of the House of Yngling in Norse mythology.

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Víkar (Old Norse nominative case form Víkarr; Latin Wicarus) was a legendary Norwegian king who found himself and his ships becalmed for a long period.

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Visbur or Wisbur (Old Norse "Certain/Undoubted Son"McKinnell (2005:70).) in Scandinavian mythology was a king of the House of Ynglings and the son of Vanlandi.

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is a municipality and a traditional district in Hordaland county, Norway.

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The Wægmundings were a prominent probably Swedish clan (an ätt, see Norse clans) in Beowulf.

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Weohstan, Wēohstān or Wīhstān (Proto-Norse *Wīhastainaz, meaning "sacred stone", Old Norse Vésteinn and Wǣstēn) is a legendary character who appears in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf and scholars have pointed out that he also appears to be present in the Norse Kálfsvísa.

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Wiglaf (Old English Wīġlāf pronunciation) is a character in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf.

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William the Conqueror

William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

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The Wulfings, Wylfings or YlfingsWord initial w was lost before rounded vowels in Proto-Norse, e.g. wulf corresponds to ulf, and Wulfing/Wylfing corresponds to Ylfing, because the i in the second syllable causes an umlaut in the first syllable u->y.

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Ynglinga saga

Ynglinga saga is a legendary saga, originally written in Old Norse by the Icelandic poet and historian Snorri Sturluson about 1225.

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Ynglingatal is a Skaldic poem cited by Snorri Sturluson in the Ynglinga saga, the first saga of Snorri's Heimskringla.

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Yngvi, Old High German Inguin and Old English Ingƿine are names that relate to a theonym which appears to have been the older name for the god Freyr.

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Yngvi and Alf

Yngvi and Alf were two legendary Swedish kings of the House of Yngling.

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Yrsa, Yrse, Yrs or Urse (6th centuryThe dating has never been a matter of controversy. It is inferred from the internal chronology of the sources themselves and the dating of Hygelac's raid on Frisia to c. 516. It is also supported by archaeological excavations of the barrows of Eadgils and Ohthere in Sweden. For a discussion, see e.g. Birger Nerman's Det svenska rikets uppkomst (1925) (in Swedish). For presentations of the archaeological findings, see e.g. Elisabeth Klingmark's Gamla Uppsala, Svenska kulturminnen 59, Riksantikvarieämbetet (in Swedish), or) was a tragic heroine of early Scandinavian literature.

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