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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Anon Heil 18VII

[5-8]: At least one example of a pilgrimage to a local shrine of Blaise, at Breiðholt, near Reykjavík, is mentioned in Þorláks saga (Jón Helgason 1978, 373), in which a man who had lost the power of speech vowed to give some oil to the saint (c. 1325).


  1. Bibliography
  2. Jón Helgason. 1978. Byskupa sǫgur. EA A 13, 2. Copenhagen: The Arnamagnaean Commission.


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