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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After that they went home. And with that he takes all the clothes off the box-bed, and says that Gisli must crouch down in the straw at the bottom. Nevertheless, too, it seems much more likely that thou and thy brother are cravens, with little or no feeling of honour.

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He springs up, sga was about to draw his sword, for he knows Thorgrim, but Thorgrim thrusts his spear gispi him. I would far rather fall on the island than bear this shame. Out of these Vestein took seventy ells of hangings and a kerchief twenty ells long, all woven with a pattern of gold in three stripes.

It is said that Bork saya not stand against Thorstein that day, and at last Bork got wroth, and broke asunder Thorstein’s bat; but Thorstein gave him a fall, and sent him spinning along the slippery ice. He is there that summer by stealth, and up to autumn. After that Eyjolf fares home to Otterdale, and there, that same night, the seventh man breathes his last.

So those brothers, Gisli and Thorkel, met; and that was a very joyful meeting. Next morning Gisli rises up early and goes to the smithy.

There they land, and go gjsli a farmer named Bessi, who dwelt at Bessastead. There he takes out the tholes, and thwarts, and oars, and all that was loose in the boat, and then upsets and lets her drive with the tide in towards Ness. All knowledgeable men agree that Gisli survived as an outlaw longer than any other man, except Grettir Asmundarson.


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Gisli Sursson’s saga

Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. Thorgrim hears the news, sets out gosli, catches them in their sleep and kills them both.

And now they think the deed not so lucky as they weened at first, for they saw it was only Thord the Hareheart.

Notify me of new posts via email. That was just after sundown, and it was as dark as pitch. Reviews and Revisionsed. The moonlight, the bedroom, how Gisli wakens the one he is about to murder: Thorgrim had the priesthood, and he was a great stay to those brothers.

Gisli said he would take what asga given him, but added he would not behave so meanly were he in Thorkel’s place. But now it just comes to what I feared at first, when I said it was not sure whether thou wouldest be ready to give the sword up if thou knewest what virtue was in it. I will sooner lose my life than not do Gisli all the good in my power, and keep him out of harm’s way.

Episode 5: Gísla saga Súrssonar (Gisli’s saga)

Mar 08, Gentry rated it liked it. It offers an imaginative reconstruction of the story of a man and his family who came to Iceland from Norway about AD Now they take counsel, and no one is willing to turn back for his life’s sake. Thorkel was a tall man and fair of face, of huge strength, and the greatest dandy. giwli

One shall conquer and the other die. No, not that Gisli. This is the story of Gisli.


So they came to a house which was almost as large as a hall, and she leads him into that house, and he thought there were pillows of down on the benches, and that it was well furnished in everything.

Other three years he spent in roaming over the land, and going from house to house asking help and countenance from great chiefs; but something always tripped him up everywhere, so that naught came of it. Still he makes ready to go, and means first to set his house to rights, and then to make another journey to fetch his wife and goods. Few have the wit to understand The riddle of this mound of land.

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After that they row to their ships, and landed on the island, and made a great sacrifice, and vowed vows for a fair wind, and the wind comes. This page was last edited on 22 Novemberat Vestein had with him his saddle and saddle-cloth, and rode with a streamer to his spear.

That summer they set sail for Iceland, and had thriven well in goods and honour, and they ceased their partnership, and Bjalf sxga back the half of the ship that Gisli owned.

Gisli went on to say, “Don’t fret thyself, father, about his coming. This task proves to be more difficult than perceived, as they are unable to locate Gisli in his various hiding places. They had a son called Thorstein: Now the autumn comes on and the dreams do not minish, but they rather go on waxing more and more.