With Anna Kristín Arngrímsdóttir, Arnar Jónsson, Benedikt Erlingsson, Bergur Þór Ingólfsson. Tv movie frome the first chapters of the Icelandic Brennu-Njáls saga. Brennu-Njals Saga is the longest and most celebrated of the Icelandic Sagas. Though its events are set in the tenth and early eleventh centuries, the Saga. Written in the thirteenth century, Njal’s Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to divided loyalties, from the law’s inability .

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The Story of Burnt Njal

Arnguda was the name of Gunnar’s sister. Der andere dient uns als warnendes Beispiel 1. So Brynjolf came from the west, and Gunnar asked what he was to do there?

Atli said, “‘Tis long since any love was lost between us, father and son, and your Norway kings”. Augmund told Gunnhillda what Soti meant to do, and she begged Gudred to take his life. They bore those goods to the ships, and Gunnar asks Tofi in what way he wished him to repay him. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. After that Hauskuld and Hrut came to Oswif to brrennu the goods, and they and Oswif came to a good agreement about that too, and they went home with their share of the goods, and Oswif is now out of our story.

She answered – “To no one will I give place, for I will not be driven into the corner for any one”. The king said.

Njáls saga – Wikipedia

At this point, the saga recounts the conversion of Iceland to Christianity in CE. He was a man of proud spirit, and a good skald, and well trained in most feats of strength. Now she loved him much, and could not calm herself, but wept out loud. He went out at once to meet Gunnar, and they talked, nor were there any more men by at first than Kolskegg. Now it was the custom between Gunnar and Njal, that each made the other a feast, winter and winter about, for friendship’s sake; and it was Gunnar’s turn to go to feast at Njal’s.

Helgi was the name of Njal’s third son. After the death of his father, a private investigator in Iceland leads his own search to discover what really happened.


So Gunnar went on doing everything as Njal had laid it down for him, and when he came to Hauskuldstede he stayed there the night, and thence he went down the dale till he came to the next farm to Hrutstede. After that Gunnar went away from the court with all his followers.

Gunnar spoke and said that was little manscathe, “but yet he was a free man”. But Hrut said to Hallgerda. Hedin made as if he were going to attack them, but then both parties went on their way. Then Hrut said to his wife.

Hrut stayed with the king in high favour that winter. Grim got her to wife, and yet lived on with Njal. After that they fall on him, and he breaks a spear of each of them, so well did he guard himself. They will ask the hand of thy daughter, Hallgerda. Once Njal and her sons went up to Thorolfsfell to see about the housekeeping there, but that selfsame day this thing happened when Bergthora was out of doors: But when men ride to the Thing, and after all have ridden from the Dales that mean to ride thither, then thou must rise from thy bed and summon men to go along with thee to the Thing; and when thou art all-boun, then shalt thou go to thy bed, and the men with thee who are to bear thee company, and thou shalt take witness before thy husband’s bed, and declare thyself separated from him by such a lawful separation as may hold good according to the judgment of the Great Thing, and the laws of the land; and at the man’s door [the main door of the house] thou shalt take the same witness.

Let us now gather folk and follow him up thither north. Flosi’s men are driven back until Snorri separates the parties. Brrnnu that ride home south, riding always by night and resting by day. The mother of Hacon was Bergliot, the daughter of Earl Thorir. The woman’s name is Unna, and she is a daughter of Fiddle Mord one of the wisest of men.

Burnt Njal Saga

Rannveig to Sigmund, on hearing of their killing of Thord Leysingjarson: Gunnar came home from the Thing and blamed Hallgerda. Es wird sich zeigen Nord. He made them no answer, but rowed on till he got home, and ran the boat up on the beach, and went up to the house with his axe, all bloody as it was, on his shoulder. At last, one day when the brothers and others who were at the Thing went to the Hill of Laws, Mord took witness and declared that he had a money-suit against Hrut for his daughter’s dower, and reckoned the amount at ninety hundreds in goods, calling on Hrut at the same time to pay and hand it over to him, and asking for a fine of three marks.


About this they had many words. Then they sat them down and talked. She had on a cloak of rich blue wool, and under it a scarlet kirtle, and a silver girdle round her waist, but her hair came down on both sides of her bosom, and she had turned the locks up under her girdle. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: So Gunnar rode, and they all rode. Gunnar and Njal kept up their friendship though the rest of their people saw little of one another. Then Hallgerda said. So they went to see Njal, and called him to come out and talk to them.

After that he went away. Then Oswif said, “If I could only find my horse and weapons, then I’d turn back”; and he had scarce spoken these words than they saw somewhat, and found their horses and weapons. This I will ask thee, Hauskuld Dalakoll’s son, wilt thou give me to wife Thorgerda, thy kinswoman? After that they went to sleep, and she locked the door inside.

Gunnar says that he is in earnest, “but we so parted last time, that many would think it unlikely that we should ever be bound together”.

Thiostolf was always talking to her, though he sometimes found time to speak to Swan, and men thought their talking strange. Magnus Magnusson finds it “a little pathetic, now, to read how vulnerable these men were to calls on their honour; it was fatally easy to goad them into action to avenge some suspicion of an insult”.