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Contents
David Ashurst
Journey to the Antipodes. Cosmological and Mythological Themes in
Alexanders Saga

1

Sverre Bagge
Rigsflúla and Viking Age Society

14

Richard N. Bailey
Scandinavian Myth on Viking-period Stone Sculpture in England

15

Simonetta Battista
Interpretations of the Roman Pantheon in the Old Norse Hagiographic Sagas

24

Mai Elisabeth Berg
Myth or Poetry, a Brief Discussion of Some Motives in the Elder Edda

35

Claudia Bornholdt
The Bridal-Quest Narratives in fii›reks saga and the German Waltharius Poem
as an Extension of the Rhenish Bridal-Quest Tradition

44

Trine Buhl
Reflections on the use of narrative form in Hrafnkels saga Freysgo›a

53

Phil Cardew
Hamhleypur in fiorskfir›inga saga: a post-classical ironisation of myth?

54

Martin Chase
The Ragnarƒk Within: Grundtvig, Jung, and the Subjective Interpretation of
Myth

65

Carol Clover
Saga facts

74

Einar G. Pétursson
Brynjólfur biskup Sveinsson, forn átrúna›ur og Eddurnar

75

Alison Finlay
Pouring Ó›inn’s Mead: An Antiquarian Theme?

85

Elena Gurevich
Skaldic Praise Poetry and Macrologia: some observations on Óláfr fiór›arson’s
use of his sources

100

Jan Ragnar Hagland
Gerhard Schøning and Saga Literature

109