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The Vikings of Helgeland - cover

The Vikings of Helgeland

Henrik Ibsen

Translator William Archer

Publisher: Project Gutenberg

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Summary

The scenes take place during the time of Erik Blood-axe (c. 930–934) in the north of Norway in historic Helgeland. The play takes place at a time in which Norwegian society was adjusting from the tradition of Old Norse Sagas to the new era of Christianity.

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