Gísla saga, an Icelandic saga set in northwestern Iceland and written probably before the middle of the 13th century, which tells of an outlaw poet, Gísli Súrsson . Directed by Ágúst Guðmundsson. With Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir, Arnar Jónsson, Kristján Jóhann Jónsson, Þráinn Karlsson. From an authentic Viking saga, Outlaw. The Saga of Gísli Súrsson begins with a good old-fashioned Norwegian family feud in which a guy named Skeggi asks his carpenter to carve a.

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Start your free trial. Then Asgerda threw both her arms round his neck, and was soft and kind, and bade him never bisli a word of it.

Gisli the Outlaw Index

So they ran by the booth which Bork was setting up. He passes a succession of farmhands who warn him not to proceed. Once again Bork is made to look foolish.

Now as soon as this happens up jumps Hallbjorn the Runagate; but gispi lad threw down the sword all bloody as it was, seizes his staff, and so they all ran with Hallbjorn, and all the beggars ran too, for they were almost mad with fright.

But they were all much wounded, Eyjolf’s companions.

Sagw was an Easterling too, named Thorgrim, who went with them. So he goes home to his mother Audbjorga, who binds up his wound, for the skin was broken, and she is ill-pleased at his plight.

The second half of the book degenerates into more of a typical outlaw saga, much more episodic and loose, but the first have is a beautifully constructed tale of secret murder– it helps to keep in mind that, while most people believe they know who did the killing at the heart of the conflict, the author at least in the MSS of the saga which this translation is based on does not One of the best of the sagas of Icelanders, and in one of the best translation of the sagas in my humble opinion.


Now Bork and his men row to land sxga hunt for Gisli, and pen him up in the wood; for the wood was not deep, and he is so eaga and stiff he can scarce walk a step, and is now ware of men on all sides of him.

They were eight of Bork’s band; but Bork himself stayed at Forcewater. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: It’s hard to pinpoint what I enjoyed so much, but I just liked it a lot, and I’m already looking forward to reading another saga. The fatal conversation 9 — Thorkel gosli Thorgrim arrive back in Haukadal on the same day as Gisli and they return to the farm.

Gisli and Thorkel build a farm at neighbouring Hol. As for Thorbjorn, he looked about for a wife, and went east across the Keel to Fressey, and wooed a woman named Isgerda, and got her. Do pray stop this idle talk.

Gisli the Outlaw

It depends upon where you’re standing. That they would not stand, and fell on him, and slew him there and then. Methinks, too, thou hast much misdone against me–slain both my brother-in-law, and partner, and bosom friend.

Thorkel took that well enough, and they parted and went home. And now all is quiet, and the spring draws on. But I will lead the horses and wear thy cloak. Methinks ’tis not unlikely that Gisli was ware of us, and has carried away the beacon when it got light, and gisl had gone away.

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Now Thorgrim sends his son Thorodd zaga fetch home the wood, and bade him reckon it and know well every plank as he took it. He delays them as much as he can, and makes them lose much time.

In order to avenge the death of Vestein, a man to whom he is bound, Gisli murders Thorgrim and escapes into the night without being discovered. Thou art a hound, and nothing else, when thou hast hidden away my brother’s murderer, and all the while art my tenant. Se cree que pudo ser escrita entre y You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.

One stalwart blow before I die, A brother’s blood aloud doth cry.

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I thought the movie itself was less interesting than the book. Norway in the 10th century.

They thanked him much for his gentleness. Vestain goes to England.

Bork looks like a fool. There they land, and go to a farmer named Bessi, who dwelt at Bessastead.

Episode 5: Gísla saga Súrssonar (Gisli’s saga) | Saga Thing

Skeggi strikes at Gisli with the sword Gunnlogi war-flame then Gisli strikes Skeggi with his halberd and chops off his leg. Then they stepped on the isle and fought, and each bore his own shield before him. Thus Auda mourneth for her brother. At their parting Gisli was very down-hearted.