World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Eireks saga víðförla

Article Id: WHEBN0008334300
Reproduction Date:

Title: Eireks saga víðförla  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Nór, Legendary saga, Glæsisvellir, Hálfdanar saga Eysteinssonar
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Eireks saga víðförla

Eireks saga víðförla is a legendary saga on a Norwegian who travels to Miklagard and then to India and beyond in search of Údáinsakr (the Deathless Acre), and returns. It merges the Údáinsakr of Norse mythology with the notion of heaven in Christianity.

References and external links

  • The saga in Old Norse at «Norrøne Tekster og Kvad»
  • The Tale of Eirik the Traveller translated by Peter Tunstall
  • The saga in English translation by Tunstall with Facing Old Norse Text

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.