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dream of King Alfdan

Isabel Wyatt

dream of King Alfdan

an old Norse tale

by Isabel Wyatt

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Published by Follett Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementretold by Isabel Wyatt. Illus. by Everett Kintsler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.W93 Dr
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5822337M
LC Control Number61008803
OCLC/WorldCa1408772

  "A strange dream," said King Halfdan. "Dreams are the messengers of the gods. I wonder what they would tell us," and he stroked his beard in thought. Some time after that a serving-woman came into the feast hall where King Halfdan was. She carried a little white bundle in her arms. "My lord," she said, "a little son is just born to you." "Ha!". Legends of the Norse Kings: The Saga of King Ragnar Goatskin and The Dream of King Alfdan. These stories of Norse kings, beautifully retold by Isabel Wyatt, are drawn from the sagas recorded by the historian Saxo Grammaticus and other Scandinavian writers of the Middle Ages.

  Introduction: Two Old Norse royal biographies (Kings’ Sagas), Fsk. and Hkr., relate a well-known prophetic dream concerning the rise of the medieval Norwegian accounts share the same basic outline: King Hálfdan dreams one day, in a pigsty, that he becomes a man with the finest hair, although the color and length of each ringlet vary. The Dream King is the astonishing true story of two men whose lives are woven together by history and the hidden hand of God. It reveals an inspiring narrative that exposes systemic injustice and delivers new keys for understanding the nation’s past, present, and future.

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Sometime after that a serving-woman came into the feast hall where King Halfdan was. She carried a little white bundle in her arms.

"My lord," she said, "a little son is just born to you." "Ha!".“A strange dream,” said King Halfdan. “Dreams are the messengers of the gods.

I wonder what they would tell us,” and he stroked his beard in thought. Some time after that a serving-woman came into the feast hall where King Halfdan was.

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