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The Saga of Didrik of Bern
« on: September 13, 2017, 08:46:56 AM »

The Saga of Didrik of Bern ... a new translation of the Scandinavian saga from the Old Swedish, now published

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Re: The Saga of Didrik of Bern
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2017, 09:17:18 AM »
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Re: The Saga of Didrik of Bern
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2018, 02:54:09 PM »
He answered: "The gold is in a mountain very near here. A big man who is called Grim lives there. He has a woman who is called Hilda. She is even bigger than him. They have a sword that is called Nagelring. I made that sword. It is so sharp that it is a wonder. Unless you get the sword from him you will not win victory over him."

Didrik answered: "It will cost your life unless you can steal that same sword for me."

The dwarf swore him an oath that he would do it.

Extract from The Saga of Didrik of Bern, a new translation of the Scandinavian saga.