Sunday, 26 June 2016


See Animals And Plants.

There is also a "...troll-boar..." (Hrolf Kraki's Saga, p. 209) although I could not find an image of one. King Adhils gives little to the high gods but worships this boar and sends it against Hrolf Kraki and his men. Its humped and shaggy shape fills the door of the hall. It has sword-like tusks and a rank swine-smell, makes thunderous grunts and is immune to Bjarki's magic sword, Lovi, but is killed by Hrolf's hound, Gram.

However, the rest of Hrolf's conflict with his treacherous stepfather, Adhils, will have to wait.

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