Grettir the Hero, Grettir's Saga

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Emma Groeneveld
by Unknown
published on 07 December 2018
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The hero Grettir Asmundson from the 13th-14th century CE Icelandic Grettir's Saga (also Grettis Saga). This saga features one of the best-known stories involving a draugr, a sort of Norse zombie, who is eventually destroyed by Grettir. This depiction is from the 17th-century CE Icelandic manuscript AM 426 fol, which now resides at the Árni Magnússon Institute in Iceland.

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