A nithing's deed, setting on a dying man with weapons, 250
Barrow of Karr the Old of Haramsey, 47, 49
of Onund Treefoot, called "Treefoot's-barrow," 19
Battles and Fights.
of Nesjar, between St. Olaf and Earl Svein, 112
at Bowerfell, between Grettir and the men of Meal, 91
at Fleet-tongue with Skeggi, 38
in Gartar, with Biorn, 68
at Goosere, with Thorbiorn Tardy, 144
on Midfit, with Thorbiorn Oxmain, 141
on Reekness, between the men of the Creek and those of Coldback, over a whale, 23
nigh to Sand-heaps, in a cave, with a giant, 197
Bridge of Liarskogar, a work of great art, hung with rings and 'din-bells,' 158
Bottles of leather, for keeping drink in, 20
Curd-bags, hides drawn up to fetch curds in from mountain dairies, 84
Deer-horn, for drinking at feasts, 15
Meal-bags, wherein victuals were kept for the thing-ride, 38
Tools to strike fire, 182
Dress and Ornamental Apparel.
Chain, round the neck, 14
Cloak of rich web, 14
Cowl, 220 Drugget-cloak, 107
Kirtle (red), 85
Leggings (hose), 65
Rings of gold, 14
Thongs (hose-thongs), 65
(There were three principal festals in the year: at Winter-nights, Yule, and Midsummer.)
Autumn-feast (= winter nights' feast, Oct. 14), at Thorbiorn
Oxmain's, III "Drinking turn and turn about," is probably the same that elsewhere is called "SamburðSarol," an ale-club or rotation drinking by common subscription, 14
Yule-ale, 51 Yule-biddings,
Fights, see Battles and Fights.
Food and Drink.
(The Saga mentions no imported articles of food.)
Lent-fare, fat and livers, 183
Fire above hid treasure, 47
Godi's-wood, a wood said to have belonged to six Godar, 97
Hospitality, 54, 80
Houses and their Outfit.
Beaks of vessels put over the door, 115
Boards (= tables), 30
Boose (= cow-stall in a byre), 103
Cross-bench (= dais), 193
Door, 56 and passim.
House of refuge (sáluhús), 117
Amongst these are to be numbered Hallmund and Thorir the half-troll of Thorir's-dale, and the wights told of in Hallmund's Song, 187 Atonement. See Weregild.
Law, Suits, Penalties.
Boot for insulting language, 66
Fine, 39, and passim.
Handselling of a lawsuit, 39
For drift-right, 25
For bearserks challenging men to holm, 51
For heritage of outlawed men in Norway in the days of Harold Fairhair, 11
For the utmost limit of outlawry, 225
For heathen sacrifices in the earliest days of Christianity in Iceland, 226
For a rightful suitor in a blood-suit, 150
Manners and Customs, Civil and Religious.
Hallowing of a vessel by a bishop, 115
Rubbing of one's back by the fire, 30
Sailors' duties have to be performed on board ship by the passengers, 41, sqq.
Sitting at table in the evening, 48
Sleeping in fire-halls, 30
Thing-men have to provide themselves, each one with fare at his own cost, 38
Varangian weapon-show, 253
Washing of hands ere going to table, 113
Names of folk derived from their country or dwelling-stead
Ramfirthers, 34, and passim.
The men of Coldback, 20, sqq.
The men of the Creek, 20, sqq.
Varangians, 253, sqq.
Catching of fowl, 219
Fetching home victuals from mountain dairies, 84
Folding, gathering sheep in autumn up from the wilds and mountains, to be sorted for their owners according to the marks in the ears of each sheep, 174
Gathering of eggs, 214
The saga of the Laxdale-men, 19
Ships and their outfit.
Boat-stand, 20, and passim
Skalds named in the Saga.
Arnor Earls'-skald, 179
Svein of Bank, 135
Thormod Coalbrowskald, 77
Bonder, 14, and passim
Court-owner, an owner of all such houses in a town as form the surrounding of a court, 71
Herdsman. See Occupations.
Hersir, a man next to an earl in dignity, 14
Sports and Games.
Knave-game (note), 208
Things, or Public Law-assemblages.
The Althing, passim
Trade on England, 67
Trolls and Evil Wights.
See Hallmund's song, 187
The wight that slew Glam, 96, 99, 100
Troth, to sit in troth for three winters, 77
Twainmonth, the second month in the year, corresponding to our September (Aug. 24 — Sept. 22).
Weapons and War-gear.
Cheek-pieces of a helmet, 122
Glaive (heft-sax), 197
Grigs of the sword, 241
Socket inlaid with silver, 141
Short-sword, Karrs-loom, 49, and passim
Stones used for missiles, 8
Witchcraft and Sorcery.
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