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Synonyms for Hrolf

Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)


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The medieval period's foundational Beowulf, Hrolfs saga kraka, the Mabinogion, and selected early Irish heroic tales were central to the course, which finished, complementarily, with Rosemary Sutcliff's modern period re-telling of the legend of Tristan and Iseult.
This is followed by a short essay on Hrolfs saga kraka.
When my grandmother prepared her return to Germany, her brother Hrolf secured for her a sizeable war reparations payment from the West German government.
Early on, neither Abelard nor Hrolf saw fighting action.
After the war, Hrolf was given the glass eye which, in my childhood and adolescence, weighed so heavy in my imagination.
Hrolf,a qualified electronics engineer,loves history and in particular learning about how people in years gone by spent their days.
But today Hrolf,from Wallasey,is bringing joy to thousands by providing real life Viking entertainment.
This is something Hrolf,43,from Wallasey has been doing for the last 10 years.
But perhaps the finest example of an outstanding sword acquired from a burial mound is that of Skofnung, wielded by the legendary Danish king Hrolf Kraki.
A good example of this is the sword Skofnung, discussed above, which "sang aloud when it felt the bone" (King Hrolf and His Champions 312).