The Story of Grettir the Strong, by William Morris

Index ii.

LOCAL NAMES.

Acres (Akrar), 178, 179, 182

Agdir, now Nedenes-Lister-og Mandals-Fogderi, in Norway, 5, 13

Armansfell, 97

Arness in the Strands, 17, 20, 21

Asbiornsness (Asbjarnarnes) in Willowdale, 85, 92

Asgeir's-River (Asgeirsá), a farm in Willowdale, 20, 34, 275

Aslaugs-lithe (Aslaugarhlið), 176

Audunstead in Willowdale (Auðunarstaðir), 34, 83, 84, 104

Axefirth (Axarfjörðr), 25, 277

Axefirth-peak (Axarfjardar-nupr), 277

Balkstead (Bálkastaðir), two farm-steads in Ramfirth, 10

Ball-jokull, 161, 169

Bank (Bakki), a farmstead in Ramfirth, 89

Bank (Bakki), a farmstead above Thingness, in Bugfirth, 135, 136

Bard-dale (Bárðardalr), north of Islefirth, 191, 192, 196, 200

Barra (Barrey), one of the Hebrides, 1, 5, 7, 9

Bathstead (Laugaból), a farmhouse in Icefirth, 152, 153

Berg-Ridge (Bjarga-ás), in Waterness, in Hunawater Thing, 129

Bergs (Björg), ibid. 129

Biarg, a farmstead in Midfirth, Grettir's birthplace, 25, 27, 28, 29, 35, 39-77, 83, 87, 88, 90, 92, 93, 95, 104, 111, 113, 126, 127, 128, 130, 131, 132, 133, 142, 144, 200, 204, 246, 247, 251

Bitra, 128, 151

Biornfirth (Bjarnarfjörðr), in the Strands, 23

Boardere (Borðeyri), a farmstead in Ramfirth, 90

Bodvar's-knolls (Böðvarshólar), in Westhope, in Hunawaterthing, 89

Bondmaid's-River (Ambáttará), 129

Bowerfell (Búrfell), a farmstead on Ramfirth-neck, 90, 91

Brakeisle (Hrísey), in Islefirth, 16

Brakelithe, see Kraeklingslithe.

Broadfirth (Breiðifjörðr), 276

Broadfirth-dales (Breiðafjarðardalir), 170, 201

Broadlair-stead (Breiðibólstaðr), in Sokkolfsdale, 202

Broad-river (Breiðá), a farmstead in Flat-lithe, in Skagafirth, 209

Brooks-meet (Laekjamót), a farmstead in Willowdale, 27, 77

Brook-bow (Laekjarbugr), a farmstead in the Marshes, 178, 179

Burgfirth (Borgarfjörðr), 81, 93, 130, 135, 159, 161, 162, 170, 182

Burglava (Borgarhraun), 176

Burn-river (Brunná), 278

Bute (Bótz, or Bót), isle of, 7

Byrgirs-Creek (Byrgisvík), 22

Bye (Baer), a farmstead in Burgfirth, 136

Cave-Knolls (Hellishólar), on Reekness, 147

Codfirth (þorskafjörðr) in Bardastrandsylla, 148

Codfirth-heath (þorskafjarðarheiði), 152

Coldback (Kaldbak), a fell in the Strands, 17, 18

Coldback, the farmstead of Onund Treefoot, in the Strands, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 Coldback-cleft (Kaldbakskleif), 18

Coldback-Creek (Kaldbaksvik), 18, 23, 24

Coldriver-dale (Kaldárdalr), 176

Combe (Gjögr), a farmstead in the Strands, 22

Combe (Kambr), in Reekness in the Strands, 25

Combeness (Kambnes), 182

Cornriver (Kornsá), a farm in Waterdale, 26

Creek = Treetub-creek, 20, 22

Cross-river (Þverá), a stream in Waterness, 129

Dales = Broadfirth-dales, 202

Deepfirth (Djúpifjördr), 276

Deildar-Tongue (D-Túnga), 137

Dinby (Glaumbaerr), a farmstead in Skagafirth, 206

Dog-dale (Hundadalr), 81

Door-holm (Dyrhólmr), the southeastmost point of Iceland, 234

Doveness-path (Dúfuness-skeiði), a portion of the way over the Keel, 160

Drangar, a farmstead in the Strands, 16, 20, 22

Drangey, an island in Skagafirth, 200, 204, 207, 209, 210, 217, 218, 219, 222, 223, 224, 227, 228, 231, 237, 238, 250, 251

Drontheim (Þrándheimr), now Trondhiem, in Norway, 69, 114, 118

Drontheimfirth (Þrándheimsfjörðr), 67

Eastfirths (Austfirðir), 184

Eastriver (Austrá), 202

Eastriverdale (Austrárdalr), one of the Broadfirth-dales, 201

England, 50, 115

Ere (Eyri, al. Uspakseyri), in Bitra, 128, 151

Ere (Eyri), in Icefirth, 152, 153

Eres (Eyrar, now Eyrabakki), on the south coast of Iceland, 11

Eyjafirth, 112 = Islefirth.

Eyvindsfirth (Eyvindarfjörðr), 20

Ernelakeheath, 186 = Ernewaterheath.

Ernewaterheath (Arnarvatnsheitði), 163, 165, 184, 188

Fairslope (Fagrabrekka), 90

Fairwood (Fögruskógar), a farm near Fairwoodfell, 179, 181, 277

Fairwoodfell (Fagraskógarfjall), north of the Marsh country and west side of Hitdale, 171, 172, 178, 277

Fishbrook (Fiskilaekr), 115

Fishwaterlakes (Fiskivötn), 163

Fishless (Veiðilausa), in the Strands, 17, 18

Flat-lithe (Slèttahlíð), in Skagafirth, 209

Fleets (Fljót), on the north side of the mouth of Skagafirth, 208, 212, 237, 238

Fleet-tongue (Fljótstúnga), 37

Flokedale-river (Flókadalsá), in Burgfirth, 136

Flysja-wharf (Flysju-hverfi or Flysu-hverfi), 174, 179

Foxplain (Melrakkaslètta), 278

Gangpass-mouth (Gaunguskarðsós, better Gaunguskarðsárós), 222

Gartar, now Garten, an island in the mouth of Drontheimfirth, 67

Garth (Garðr), in Maindale, 115, 118, 133, 134, 151, 190, 200

Gilsbank (Gilsbakki), 13020, 137, 138

Gjorvidale, 152

Gnup-Wards'-rape (Gnúpverjahreppr), 11

Gnup, a farmstead in Midfirth, 19

Goatland (Geitland), 182

Goatland's-jokul (Geitland's-jökull), 182

Goat-rock (Hafraklettr), 147

God-dales (Goðdalir), 208, 237

Godis-wood (Goðaskógr), 97

Goosere (Gáseyri, Gásir, prop. Geese, or perhaps Creeks), a market-place in Islefirth, 112, 113, 133, 251

Gothland (Gautland), 5

Grettirs-point (G-Oddi), 180 Grettirs-hillock (G-þufa), 20249

Grettirs-Gill, 18

Hafrsfirth (Hafrsfjorðr), now Hafsfjord, in Jadar in Norway, 3

Haffirth-river (Hafsfjarðrara), in the Marshes, 176

Hall-marsh (Skálamyrr), in Skagafirth, 208

Hallwick (Skálavík), in Sweeping's firth 10

Halogaland, now Nordlandene, in Norway, 62

Haramsey, properly Hárhamars-ey, now Haramsö, in South-Mere, in

Norway, 45, 50, 51

Hawkdale (Haukadalr), a valley in the Broadfirth-dales, 90

Hawkdale (Haukadalr), a farmstead in Biskupstúngr in Arnesthing, 159

Hawkdale-pass (Haukadals-skarð), a mountain road between Hawkdale and Ramfirth, 126

Head, a farm on Head-strand, 79, 276

Head-strand (Höfðastrond), in Skagafirth, 208

Heel (Haell), 18

Heron-ness (Hegranes), in Skagafirth, 210, 213

Hjalli in Olfus, 11, 159, 162

Hjaltidale (Hjaltadalr), in Skagafirth, 207

Hitdale (Hitardalr), north of the Marshes, 173, 179

Hitness (Hitarnes), in the Marshes, 171, 178

Hitriver (Hitará), in the Marshes, 171, 172, 174, 175, 178, 179

Hof in Hjaltidale, 207

Hof on Head-strand, 208, 237

Hofði (Hofði), 79, 276

Holm (Hólmr), the homestead of Biorn the Hitdale-champion in the Marshes, 170

Holtbeacon-heath (Holtavörðuheiði), a mountain over which lay the main road between Northriverdale and Ramfirth, 200

Hordaland, a province of Norway, now Söndre Bergenhus Amt, 1, 2, 4, 114

Horn, 132

Horseholt (Hrossholt), in the Marshes, 177

Hunawater (Húnavatn), 26, 101

Hvamm, a farmstead in Hvamsveit by Hvamsfirth 18, 79

Hvamsveit, 79

Hvin, now Kvinen, in Norway, 13

Hvinisfirth, now Fedde-Fjorden, in Norway, 5

Haeringsleap, in Drangey, 224

Jadar, now Jaederen, in Norway, 121

Icefirth (Isafjörðar), 155

Icefirth-deep (Isafjarðar-djúp), 273

Iceland (Island), 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 19, 27, 75, 77, 115, 116, 121, 243, 250, 253, 272

Ingolfs-firth (Ingóilfafjördr), 17, 20, 22

Jorvi (Jorvi) in Flysia-wharf, 179

Ireland (Irland), 2, 5, 6, 7, 10

Islefirth (Eyjafirth, Eyjafjörðr), 16

Isledale-river (Eyjardalsá), a farmstead in Bard-dale, 191, 192, 194, 196, 198, 201

Kalf-river (Káifá), in Gnup-Wards'-rape, 18

Kalfness (Kalfanes), 136, 137

Keel (Kjölr), a mountain between the North and South quarter of,

Iceland, over which a main road led from Biskupstúngur to Islefirth, 159, 162, 169

Kialarnes, 19

Knobstead (Knappstaðir), a farmstead in the Fleets, 212

Knoll (Hóll), in the Strands, the farm of Swan, 23

Kolbeins-Creek (Kolbeinsvik) in the Strands, 18

Kolbeinstead (Kolbeinsstaðir), a farmstead in the Marshes, 176 Kraeklings-lithe, a country side in Islefirth, 16, 277

Kropp, 137

Lavadale (Hraundalr), in the Marshlands, , 180, 182

Laxdale-heath (Laxárdalsheiði), a mountain road between Laxardale and Ramfirth, 143

Liarskogar (Ljárskógar), a farmstead in Hvamsveit, 79, 81, 143, 144, 145, 158

Longdale (Langidalr), in Icefirth, 152

Longfit (Langafit), below Reeks in Midfirth, 87

Longholt (Langholt), in Skagafirth, 206

Longness (Langanes), the north-eastmost promontory of Iceland, 16

Madderdale-heath (Möðrudalsheiði), in the north-east of Iceland, 189, 277

Maddervales (Möðruvellir) in Islefirth, 200

Maindale (Aðaldalr), in the north-east of Iceland, 115

Marshes (Mýrar; Marsh-country), 170, 171, 178

Marstead (Márstaðir) in Waterdale, 26

Marswell (Márskelda), 81

Meadness (Haganes), a farmstead in the Fleets, 208, 237, 238

Meal (Melr, now Melstaðr) in Midfirth, 34, 87, 114

Meals (Melar) in Ramfirth, 29, 90, 126, 143, 144, 151, 248, 275

Mere (Moeri) = South-Mere, 69

Micklegarth (Constantinople), 252, 253, 268, 270, 272

Midfirth (Miðfjörðr) in Hunawaterthing, 19, 25, 34, 77, 78, 130, 139, 140, 246

Midfirth-Water (Miðfjörðarvatn), 34, 83

Midfit (Miðfitjar) in Ramfirth, 144

Neck (= Ramfirth-neck), 130

Necks (= Ramfirth — and — Midfirth-neck), 140

Nes (Nesjar) in Norway, 112

Ness = Snowfellsness, 126

North-Glass-river (Glerá en nyrðri), in Islefirth, 16

Northriver (Norðrá), a stream in Burgfirth, 16

Northriverdale (Norðrárdalr), ibid. 90, 201

Norway (Noregr), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 17, 26, 45, 50, 60, 61, 76, 112, 114, 115, 122, 251, 252, 268, 270270

Núpasveit in Axefirth, 278

Olaf's-isles (Olafseyjar) in Broadfirth, 146

Oyce-land (Osland) in Skagafirth, 245

Pass (Skarð) the, a farm in Hawkdale, 90, 126, 127, 129, 273

Ramfirth (Hrútafjöðr), in Hunawaterthing, 10, 29, 89, 90, 126

Ramfirth-neck (Hrútafjarðarháls), 91, 113, 127, 130, 143

Raun (Hraun), a farmstead in the Marshes, 174

Reekfirth (Reykjafjörðr), a bay in the Strands, 18, 25

Reekfirth, a farmstead in the last-named bay, 18, 20

Reek-heath (Reykjaheiði), in the North-East of Iceland, 189

Reek-knolls (Reykhólar), a farmstead on Reekness in Broadfirth, 80, 144, 145

Reekness (Reykjanes), a promontory in the Strands, 18, 22

Reekness, a farmstead on the last-named ness, 22

Reekness, south-westmost point of Iceland, 40

Reekness, east side of Codfirth, in Broadfirth, 80, 145, 146

Reekpass (Reykjaskarð) in Skagafirth, 205

Reeks (Reykir), a farmstead in Midfirth below Biarg, 87

Reeks, a farmstead nigh to Thorodstead in Ramfirth, 140, 142, 143 Reeks, a farmstead in Reek-strand in Skagafirth, 207, 220, 250, 251

Reek-strand (Reykjaströnd), in Skagafirth, 250

Reydarfell in Whiteriverside, in Burgfirth, 39

Rib-skerries (Rifsker) in Reekfirth, 22, 24

Ridge, the, (As, al. Oddsás) in Waterdale, the farm of Thorvald Asgeirson, 37, 77, 110

Ridge, the, (As, al. Stóriás), in Burgfirth, 184

Ridge (As, al. Valdarás), in Willowdale, 275

Rogaland, now Stavanger Amt, in Norvay, 1, 2, 3, 12

Rome, 271

Rosmwhale-ness (Rosmhvalanes), 24

Saemund's-lithe (Saemundarhlíð) in Skagafirth, 206

Salft (prop. Sálpti or Sálfti), now

Salten in Salten-Fjord, in Halogafand, 62

Samstead (Sámsstaðir), 145

Sand, a wilderness between the North and the South Country, crossed by a road from Skagafirth south to Burgfirth and

Thingvellir, 249

Sand-heaps (Sandhaugar), 191, 192, 195, 199, 201, 273

Scarf-stead (Skarfsstaðir), 158, 251

Scotland, 2, 5, 7

Shady-vale (Forsaeludalr), inland of Waterdale, 95

Slaftholt (Skaptaholt), in Gnup-Wards'-rape, 11

Shieldbroadfell (Skjaldbreið), a volcano north-east of Thingvellir, 183

Skagafirth, 83, 200, 205, 207, 217, 250

Skagi, a mountain promontory between Strandbay and Skagafirth, 16

Skalholt (Skálaholt), in Biskupstúngur, 27, 250

Skridinsenni, a farmstead in Bitra, 29

Sledgehill (Sleðaás), north of Thingvellir, 39, 97

Slysfirth (Slysfjörðr, prop. Slygsfjörðr), now Storfjorden in Söndmöres

Fogderi, in Norway, 51

Snowfells (Snaefjöll), 275

Snowfellsness (Snaefellsnes), the West-most promontory of Iceland, 126, 173

Sokkolfsdale (Sökkolfsdalr), in the Broadfirth-dales, 202

Soknadale (Sóknadalr, or Sóknardalr), now Sognedalen, in Norway, 13

Sorbness (Reynines), in Skagafirth, 206

Sorreldale (Súrnadalr), now Surendalen, in Norway, 14

Sotanes, in Norway, 1

South-Glass-river (Glerá en syðri), a farmstead in Islefirth, 16

South-Mere (Summaeri), now Söndmöres Fogderi, in Norway, 45, cpr. 69

South-Isles (Suðr-eyjar), the Hebrides, 1, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11

South-Strands (Suðr-strandir), 16

Spear-mead (Spjótsmýrr), in Ramfirth, 144

Stair (Stigi), a foreland peak east of Sweepingsfirth, 10

Stead (Staðr), now Stadtland, promontory in Norway, 115, 116, 117

Steep-brent (Brattabrekka), 201

Steersriver (þiórsá), 12

Steinker, an Earl's seat in Drontheim, 69

Stone-holt (Steinsholt), in Gnup-Wards'-rape, 11

Stonestead (Steinstaðir), in Skagafirth, 208

Strandbay (Strandaflói), 16

Strands (Strandir), north-westmost part of Iceland, 16, 77, 80

Sweepingsfirth (Súgandafjörðr), 10

Sylgdale (Sylgsdalir), in Sweden, 96

Thingere-lands (þíngeyrasveit), in Hunawaterthing, 25

Thingness (þíngnes), in Burghfirth, 135, 136

Thoreys-peak (þóreyjar-núpr) a farm in Willowdale, 93, 94, 104

Thorhall-stead (þórhallsstaðir) in Shady-vale, 95, 97, 98, 102, 103, 105

Thorodstead (þóroddsstadir) in Ramfirth, 2, 140

Thorir's-dale (þórir's-vale, 184, Thorisdalr), 183, 184, 201

Thrandsholt (þrándarholt), in Gnup-Ward's-rape, 11

Thwart-river (þverá), a stream in Gnup-Ward's-rape, 11

Titling-stead (Titlíngastaðir), on Reekness, 147

Tongue (Túnga, Saelíngsdalstúnga), Snorri Godi's home, 144, 145, 203

Tongue (Túnga), a farmstead in Waterdale, 90

Tongue (Túnga, now Núpsdalstúnga(?)), a farmstead in Midfirth, 90

Tongue (Túnga), the home of Asgrim Ellida Grimson, in Arnesthing, 159

Tongue-river (Túnguá), a stream in the Fleets, 212

Torfa's-stead (Torfustaþir), a homestead in Midfirth, 34

Treetub-creek, the Creek, the Wick, (Trèkyllisvík), in the Strands, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25

Tunsberg, a market-place in Norway, now Tönsberg, 71, 75, 121, 123, 251, 252

Twodays-way (Twodays-ride, Tvídaegra), a mountain-road from

Northriverdale to the Midfirth-dales and Willowdale, 83, 139

Ufeigh's-firth (Ufeigsfjörðr), in the Strands, 22 Ufeigh's-stead (Ufeigsstaðir), in

Gnup-Ward's-rape, 11

Ufaera, in the Strands, 17

Uplands (Upplönd), Oplandene in Norway, 2

Vogar a fish-fair in Halogaland, in Norway, now Vaagen, 62, 67

Waterdale (Vatnsdalr), in Euna-waterthing, 26, 38, 40, 77, 104, 110, 111, 275, 276

Waterfirth (Vatnsfjörðr), home-stead of Vermund the Slender, 152, 154, 155, 158

Waterfirth-dale (Vatnsfjarðandalr), in Icefirth, 153

Waterness (Vatnsnes), pron. between Hunafirth and Midfirth, 129

Waterpass (Vatnsskarð), between Hunawaterthing and Skagafirth, 205

Wave-ridge (Ölduhryggr), in Staðarsveit, 173

Weir (Stýfla), in the Fleets, 212

Well-ness (Keldunes), 115

Well-wharf (Kelduhverfi), 115

Well-wharfside, id. 187

Westfirths (Vestfirðir), 144, 158, 162

Westhope, (Vestrhóp), in Hunawaterthing, 34

Wetherfirth=Ramfirth, 143

Whalesheadholme, (Hvalshaushólmr), 146,147

Whiteriver (Hvítá), in Burgfirth, 135, 136, 172

Whiteriverside (Hvítársída), in Burgfirth, 39

Wick (Víkin), in Norway, 26

Wick=Treetub-Creek.

Willowdale (Víðdalr), west of Waterdale, 20, 34, 83, 104, 275

Windham (Vindheimr), a farmstead of Haramsey, 46, 47

Wolds (Vellir), a harbour on the Whiteriver, 135, 136

Woods-tead (Skógar), a farm in Axefirth, 277

Woodwick (Viðvík), a farmstead in Skagafirth, 208, 231, 236, 237, 245

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