In the Hervarar saga, it is where Hjalmar and Orvar-Odd fought Angantyr and his brothers, the sons of Arngrim. Later, Angantyr's daughter Hervor steps ashore in her quest to claim the enchanted sword Tyrfing from the barrow-wight of her own father.
In an epilogue to the Ragnar Lodbrok's saga, some men find a wooden idol, 40 ells high, which chants to them that it had been raised by the sons of Ragnar Lodbrok.
Samsø var i oldtiden kendt for sin gode naturhavn (i et par isl. fornaldersagaer nævnes to havne Munarvágr og Unavágr, antagelig opdigtede navne), og nævnes adsk. gange i den no.-isl. saga- og heltedigtning; ...
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