I will try to follow the progress of this subject. I mentioned the Icelandic Viking relationship in my blog yesterday. I know nothing of it. Did you see the movie Brave? Visual reference only.
This new series of posts maintains the original intent of this blog.
That intent is to honor real people who may have a limited following.
Although many in the literary world know of Egil Skallagrimsson there are others in countries far from Scandinavia and Iceland who do not.
Therefore the saga of Egil Skallagrimsson fits well within this blog’s intent.
As usual, I will not be copying this saga word-for-word. I will condense, add, subtract and embellish where necessary.
Before going any farther I must give credit to the many translations of Egil’s Saga that I have read in order to create these posts.
Egil’s Saga is one of many Icelandic sagas; forty-one according to some Icelandic saga lists.
A few of them are:
The Saga of Erik the Red
The Saga of the Ere-Dwellers
The Saga of Gisli the Outlaw
The Saga of Cormac the…
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