Hálfdanar saga Brönufóstra


British Library: BL Add. 11162
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz: Ms. Germ. qu. 936
Héraðsskjalasafn Borgarfjarðar: Borgarnes Sagnarhandrit JJ
Universitetsbibliotek, Uppsala universitet: Westin 80
Universitets Bibliotek, Lunds Universitet: LUB 4to 4
Universitätsbibliothek, Rostock Universitet: Mss. philol. 78
Héraðsskjalasafn Skagfirðinga: HSk 452 4to
Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève: Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève MS. 3731
Den Arnamagnæanske Samling: AM Acc. 61
Private Collection: Jón Ófeigsson

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McKinnell, John. "The Fantasy Giantess: Brana in Hálfdanar saga Brönufóstra." In Fornaldarsagaerne: Myter og virkelighed; Studier i de oldislandske "fornaldarsögur Norðurlanda", edited by Agneta Ney, Ármann Jakobsson and Annette Lassen, 201-222. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum, 2009.*
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Puhvel, Martin. "The Aquatic Contest in Hálfdanar saga Brönufóstra and Beowulf's Adventure with Breca: Any Connection?" Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 99 (1998): 131-138.*
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