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There was a man named Asgrim.

Njal took all Gunnar’s goods into his keeping. Thrain loved her little. Then Thorarin held his peace, and thought the matter had taken a bad turn. After that Njal fixed the price at a hundred in silver, but Gunnar paid it down at once.

Njal took the purse of money and handed it to Gunnar. He said, “Ill luck is the end of ill redes, brrennu now I see how it has all gone. Once I ween I heard the rumour, How the Lord of rings bereft thee; From thine arms earth’s offspring tearing, Trickful he and trustful thou. Gunnar asked again what he wanted.

Burnt Njal Saga

But I shall have something to say against it; for the goods which belong to me are brenmu yet in thy hands. Gunnar showed Njal the money, and he said – “The suit has gone off well”.

Gest Oddleifsson reassures Thangbrand of the eventual success of Brdnnu After that they busked them east to the Firth, and Gunnar was not aware of what they were about, and Gunnar rode to the Thing.

Wer warnt, ist nicht schuldig Nord. Bold in deeds of derring-do, Burdeners of ocean’s steeds, Strength enough it seems they needed All to slay a single man; When shall we our hands uplift?

Then Gunnar went in, and Hauskuld and Hrut made him welcome. BL Add fol. I know them to be mighty men njaos war; and I know too that they have such good weapons that the like are not to be had. Then Thiostolf said. Atli’s bowman’s name was Asolf; he sprung up on Hrut’s ship, and was four men’s death before Hrut was ware of him; then he turned against him, and when they met, Asolf thrust at and through Hrut’s shield, but Hrut cut once at Asolf, and that was his death-blow.


Thiostolf was always talking to her, though he sometimes found time to speak to Swan, and men thought their talking strange. After that they were in Gunnar’s company.

The Story of Burnt Njal – Icelandic Saga Database

Det samme findes i Norges gml. Gunnar Hamond’s son dwelt at Lithend, in the Fleetlithe.

ZFDA 2, ff. Gunnar rode away to the Thing, but before he rode from home he said to Hallgerda – “Be good now while I am away, and show none saba thine ill temper in anything with which my friends have to do”.

Gunnar thanked the king for his offer and said – “I will first of all sail back to Iceland to see my friends and kinsfolk”. After that I woke.

He was fair of face and wore his hair long. He sprang up and strode across away from the njalss, and said – “Home I will go, and it were more seemly that thou shouldest wrangle with those of thine own household, and not under other men’s roofs; but breennu for Njal, I brebnu his debtor for much honour, and never will I be egged on by thee like a fool”. Now the next day, when men were going to the High Court, they saw some well-dressed women standing outside the booths of the men from the Rangrivervales, Then Hauskuld said to Hrut.

One day the brothers Thorarin and Glum were talking together, and Thorarin asked Glum whether he meant to go abroad, as was his wont. It happened that Hrut was awake. They were at home east in the Mark. The saga is now believed to have been composed in the period from to Then Sigmund came from the east and those companions.

Magnus Magnusson finds it “a little pathetic, now, to read how vulnerable these men were to calls on their honour; it was fatally easy to goad them into action to avenge some suspicion bbrennu an insult”. It came on Thorwald’s arm and crushed the wrist, but down fell daga knife. She answered – “Hrut pushed that matter through rather by boldness than by law; besides, my father was old, and that was why men thought it better not to drive things to the uttermost. It was that I might get thee, Jnals, if it be thy will, as it is brennu and now, if thou art a brave woman, thou wilt say right out whether the match is at all to thy mind; but if thou hast anything in thy heart against this bargain with us, then we will not say anything more about it.


Hrut had again a journey to make west to the Firths, and gave out that he would not ride to the Althing, but Unna his wife said little about it. Hrapp speaks to Kolbein, seeking passage with njalls to Norway: You can find the complete version of Njals Saga in Saag for free here. Then Hauskuld told Hrut what men had come thither. Njal was glad at their coming, and begged them to stay there that night, and Gunnar told him of his voyages.

This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat A little after a mighty darkness came before their eyes, so that they could see nothing, and then they fell off their horses’ backs, and lost their horses, and dropped their weapons, and went over head and ears into bogs, and some went astray into the wood, till they nhals on the brink of bodily harm.

Hallgerd to Gunnar, when he questions her as to the origin of the stolen provisions: She asked this man his name.

The Story of Burnt Njal

He was a man of sense and knew well how to behave. Gunnar cut at Hallgrim’s arm hard, and lamed the forearm, but the sword would not bite.

Then Thord spoke and said. Views Read Edit View history. Njal, responding to Mord at the Althing: Brejnu, Tidsskrift for rettsvidenskap ,