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King Saint Olaf

a drama in five acts

by Gustav Melby

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Published by R.G. Badger in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olav II, King of Norway, 995-1030 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGustav Melby.
    GenreDrama.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.E3 K5 1916
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6589898M
    LC Control Number16018493
    OCLC/WorldCa2219629


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King Saint Olaf: A Drama in Five Acts (Classic Reprint) [Melby, Gustav] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. King Saint Olaf: A Drama in Five Acts (Classic Reprint). King Saint Olaf; a drama in five acts Paperback – by Gustav Melby (Author) See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Gustav Melby.

The King's Men; a Story of St. Olaf of Norway Hardcover – January 1, by Alan Boucher (Author), Illustrated by Emil Weiss (Illustrator)3/5(1).

King Canute made no opposition to the veneration of St. Olaf, and churches dedicated to the saint were soon being built throughout the Viking world, from Dublin to the Orkneys to Novgorod.

Forty ancient churches were dedicated to St. Olaf in Britain, and his feast occurs on several English calendars. The Book is the Official Student Handbook of St. Olaf College. The Book contains the college’s official statements on policy related to student life, academic and non-academic, at St.

Olaf. Sections within The Book provide students with general guidance, and are not intended to be a comprehensive statement of college policies, procedures and regulations. In the s, two Latin versions of "Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar" were written in Iceland, by Oddr Snorrason and by Gunnlaugr Leifsson - these are now lost, but are thought to form the basis of later Norse versions.

Snorri Sturluson gives an extensive account of Olaf in the Heimskringla saga of circaFather: Tryggve Olafsson. Olof Skötkonung (c. –) was King of Sweden, son of Eric the Victorious and, according to Icelandic sources, Sigrid the succeeded his father in c.

He stands at the threshold of recorded history, since he is the first Swedish ruler about whom there is Predecessor: Erik Segersäll. King of Norway and a martyr, also called Olaf Haraldsson. The son of King Harald Grenske of Norway, he spent most of his youth as a Norse raider until when he was baptized at Rouen.

Inhe journeyed to England and offered his services to King Ethelred against the invading Danes. Returning. The St. Olaf Bookstore is owned and operated by Barnes & Noble.

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Olaf was the son of Harold Grenske, a lord in Norway. Olaf Haraldsson, often called "the Fat", spent his youth as a pirate. He was baptized in Rouen, and inwent to England to aid King Ethelred against the Danes. He returned to Norway in. Written By: Olaf II Haraldsson, also called Saint Olaf, Norwegian Hellig-Olav, (born c.

—died JStiklestad, Norway; feast day July 29), the first effective king of all Norway and the country’s patron saint, who achieved a year respite from Danish domination and extensively increased the acceptance of Christianity.

Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Melby, Gustav. King Saint Olaf. Boston: R.G. Badger, (OCoLC) Named Person. King Olaf was proclaimed a saint by Bishop Grimkjell (in ) one year after his death. For the local bishop to make this determination was the normal procedure in those far off days, though in St.

Olav’s case, the pope also gave his approval. They are made of basswood with patterns of dragons, eagles and serpents which are found in the Book of Kells. These designs are slightly earlier than King Olaf’s time, but they are strong Scandinavian symbols from the period. The cross piercing the crown is based on an 8th century piece made for St.

Rupert. Adam of Bremen, writing aroundmentions pilgrimage to the saint's shrine in Nidaros, but this is the only firm trace we have of a cult of St. Olaf in Norway before the middle of the twelfth century. By this time he was also being referred to as "The Eternal King of Norway".Children: Magnus the Good, Wulfhild of Norway.

In this battle, King Olaf II of Norway (Old Norse: Óláfr Haraldsson) was killed. During the pontificate of Pope Alexander III, the Roman Catholic Church declared Olaf a saint in His younger half-brother, Harald Hardrada, was also present at the battle.

Harald was only fifteen when the battle of Stiklestad took on: Stiklestad, Norway. Eric was born in Los Angeles in He is the author of three historical fiction novels, GOD'S HAMMER and its sequel s, RAVEN'S FEAST and WAR KING.

All tell the story of the first Christian king of Viking Age Norway, Hakon Haraldsson, and his struggles to gain and hold the High Seat of his realm. Eric's fascination with Vikings and medieval history began at a young /5().

Olaf is committed to buying foods that are grown and produced locally, including vegetables and herbs from STOGROW, our student-run organic farm, meat and poultry raised without antibiotics or growth hormones, apples from an orchard just minutes from campus and dairy products from local providers.

Campus Eateries. The St. Olaf Book Club meets monthly at the parish, in the Fleming Foyer. The books cover a variety of topics, and all are invited. If you would like assistance/suggestions as to where to obtain the books, contact Book Club coordinator Jeanne Krumpelmann at [email protected]   The first was Olaf Trygvesson, who became ruler of Norway soon after Olaf Haraldsson-St.

Olaf-was born. It was Olaf Trygvesson who was the predecessor who conquered Norway for Christianity, but he did not live long enough to see to its conversion (he was King for merely four years). Martyr and King of Norway (), b.

; d. 29 July, He was a son of King Harald Grenske of ing to Snorre, he was baptized in in Norway, but more probably about in Rouen, France, by Archbishop his early youth he went as a viking to England, where he partook in many battles and became earnestly interested in Christianity.

King Saint Olaf: a drama in five acts by Gustav Melby(Book) The king's men; a story of St. Olaf of Norway by Alan Boucher(Book) Om Olaf den Helliges saga; en kritisk undersoegelse by Sigurður Nordal(Book) The Great sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and Olaf the Saint: AM 61 fol.

by Olav(Book) Ólafs saga hins Helga. Olaf has since been held as a saint, not only by the people of Norway, but also by Rome. His cult spread widely in the Middle Ages, not only in Norway, but also in Denmark and Sweden; even in London, there is on Hart Street a St.

Olave’s Church, long dedicated to the canonized King. The fjord-storming exploits of the St. Olaf band in are retold in a new, page, photo-filled book, “Milestones and Memories of the St. Olaf Band. Olaf Tryggvason, in full Olaf I Tryggvason, (born c.

—died c. ), Viking king of Norway (–c. ), much celebrated in Scandinavian literature, who made the first effective effort to Christianize Norway. Olaf, the great-grandson of the Norwegian king Harald I Fairhair and the son of Tryggvi Olafsson, a chieftain in southeastern Norway, was born soon after his father.

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–) whose apparent efforts to impose Christianity were frustrated by the leading non-Christian Swedish chieftains. The son of King Erik the Victorious and Gunhild, the sister of Bolesław, the Christian king of Poland, Olaf opposed the development of a strong.

King Olaf the Saint reigned from about the year to The death of King Olaf Trygvason was in the year and Earl Eirik held the government of Norway for Danish and Swedish kings about fifteen years.

OF SAINT OLAF'S UPBRINGING. Olaf, Harald Grenske's son, was brought up by his stepfather Sigurd Syr and his mother Asta.

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Olaf College campus. Martyred Swedish king, also known as Olaf Skottkonung He ruled Sweden from as the son and heir of Eric the Conqueror. Converted to Christianity by St. Sigfrid, he attempted to introduce the faith to Sweden. The chief event of his reign was his defeat of King Olaf I Tryggvason of Norway at Svolder in with the aid of King Sweyn of Denmark and Eric.

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