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Eireks saga víðförla

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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


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