Svarfdæla saga

Svarfdæla saga (About this soundlisten ) is one of the sagas of Icelanders. It was first recorded in the first half of the 14th century. It describes disputes which arise during the early settlement of Svarfaðardalur, a valley in central north Iceland.[1]

The saga concerns three generations of a family originating in Norway. Thorstein Svarfað comes to Iceland from Namdalen with his youngest son Karl. Most of the saga is about Karl and his relationship with Ljótólf, the local chieftain (goði) . [2]


  1. ^ "Svarfdӕla saga". Icelandic Medieval Sagas. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Svarfdӕla saga". Retrieved December 1, 2019.

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