Sacred Texts  Sagas & Legends 


Translated by REV. W. C. GREEN,


Thanks to the Northvegr Foundation, for contributing this text. This text was transcribed by Jess Frazier, and the introduction by Hrappr Normansson.

Title Page
CHAPTER I. Of Kveldulf and his sons.
CHAPTER II. Of Aulvir Hnuf.
CHAPTER III. The beginning of the rule of Harold Fairhair.
CHAPTER IV. Battle of king Harold and Audbjorn.
CHAPTER V. The king's message to Kveldulf.
CHAPTER VI. Thorolf resolves to serve the king.
CHAPTER VII. Of Bjorgolf, Brynjolf, Bard, and Hildirida.
CHAPTER VIII. Of Bard and Thorolf.
CHAPTER IX. Battle in Hafr's Firth.
CHAPTER X. Thorolf in Finmark.
CHAPTER XI. The king feasts with Thorolf.
CHAPTER XII. Hildirida's sons talk with Harold.
CHAPTER XIII. Thorgils goes to the king.
CHAPTER XIV. Thorolf again in Finmark.
CHAPTER XV. King Harold and Harek.
CHAPTER XVI. Thorolf and the king.
CHAPTER XVII. Hildirida's sons in Finmark and at Harold's court.
CHAPTER XVIII. Thorolf's ship is taken.
CHAPTER XIX. Thorolf retaliates.
CHAPTER XX. Skallagrim's marriage.
CHAPTER XXI. Hallvard and his brother go after Thorolf.
CHAPTER XXII. Death of Thorolf Kveldulfsson.
CHAPTER XXIII. The slaying of Hildirida's sons.
CHAPTER XXIV. Kveldulf's grief.
CHAPTER XXV. Skallagrim's journey to the king.
CHAPTER XXVII. Slaying of Hallvard and Sigtrygg.
CHAPTER XXVIII. Of Skallagrim's land-taking.
CHAPTER XXIX. Of Skallagrim's industry.
CHAPTER XXX. Of the coming out of Yngvar, and of Skallagrim's iron-forging.
CHAPTER XXXI. Of Skallagrim's children.
CHAPTER XXXII. Of lord Brynjolf and Bjorn, his son.
CHAPTER XXXIII. Bjorn goes to Iceland.
CHAPTER XXXIV. Of Skallagrim and Bjorn.
CHAPTER XXXV. Thorolf goes abroad.
CHAPTER XXXVI. Of Eric Bloodaxe and Thorolf.
CHAPTER XXXVII. The journey to Bjarmaland.
CHAPTER XXXVIII. Thorolf comes out to Iceland.
CHAPTER XXXIX. Kettle Blund comes out to Iceland.
CHAPTER XL. Of Egil's and Skallagrim's games.
CHAPTER XLII. Thorolf asks Asgerdr to wife.
CHAPTER XLIII. Of Aulvir and Egil.
CHAPTER XLIV. The slaying of Bard.
CHAPTER XLV. Flight of Egil.
CHAPTER XLVI. Of Thorolf's and Egil's harrying.
CHAPTER XLVII. Of the further harrying of Thorolf and Egil.
CHAPTER XLVIII. Of the banquet at earl Arnfid's.
CHAPTER XLIX. Slaying of Thorvald Proud.
CHAPTER L. Of Athelstan king of the English.
CHAPTER LI. Of Olaf king of Scots.
CHAPTER LII. Of the gathering of the host.
CHAPTER LIII. Of the fight.
CHAPTER LIV. The fall of Thorolf.
CHAPTER LV. Egil buries Thorolf.
CHAPTER LVI. Marriage of Egil.
CHAPTER LVII. Suit between Egil and Onund.
CHAPTER LVIII. Of king Eric and Egil.
CHAPTER LIX. King Eric slays his brothers.
CHAPTER LX. The slaying of Bergonund and Rognvald the king's son.
CHAPTER LXI. Death of Skallagrim.
CHAPTER LXII. Egil's voyage to England.
CHAPTER LXIII. Egil recites the poem.
CHAPTER LXIV. Egil's life is given him.
CHAPTER LXV. Egil goes to Norway.
CHAPTER LXVI. Egil and Thorstein go before the king.
CHAPTER LXVII. Egil slays Ljot the Pale.
CHAPTER LXVIII. Of Egil's journeyings.
CHAPTER LXIX. Egil comes out to Iceland.
CHAPTER LXX. Egil goes abroad.
CHAPTER LXXI. Egil's sadness.
CHAPTER LXXII. Of Arinbjorn's harrying.
CHAPTER LXXIII. Mission to Vermaland.
CHAPTER LXXIV. Journey to Vermaland.
CHAPTER LXXV. Parting of Egil and Armod.
CHAPTER LXXVI. Egil comes to landowner Alf.
CHAPTER LXXVII. Egil gathers tribute.
CHAPTER LXXVIII. Egil and his band slay twenty-five men.
CHAPTER LXXIX. Egil comes to Thorfinn's. The harrying of king Hacon.
CHAPTER LXXX. Of the marriages of Egil's daughters.
CHAPTER LXXXI. Death of Bodvar: Egil's poem thereon.
CHAPTER LXXXII. Hacon's wars and death. Poem on Arinbjorn.
CHAPTER LXXXIII. Of Einar Helgi's son and Egil.
CHAPTER LXXXIV. Of Thorstein Egil's son.
CHAPTER LXXXV. Of Aunund Sjoni and Steinar his son.
CHAPTER LXXXVI. Slaying of Thrand.
CHAPTER LXXXVII. Of Egil and Aunund Sjoni.
CHAPTER LXXXIX. Thorstein goes to a feast.
CHAPTER XC. Death of Egil Skallagrim's son.
CHAPTER XCI. Grim takes the Christian faith.
CHAPTER XCII. Of Thorstein's descendants.