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By Lee M. Hollander

In A.D. 986, Earl Hákon, ruler of so much of Norway, gained a victorious victory over an invading fleet of Danes within the nice naval conflict of Hjórunga Bay. crusing lower than his banner have been no fewer than 5 Icelandic skalds, the poet-historians of the previous Norse global. centuries later their bills of the conflict grew to become the foundation for one of many liveliest of the Icelandic sagas, with targeted emphasis at the doings of the Jómsvikings, the famed participants of a warrior group that feared not anyone and dared all. In Lee M. Hollander's trustworthy translation, all the unknown twelfth-century author's narrative genius and aptitude for dramatic state of affairs and stinky characterization is preserved.

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