Audun and His Bear

Looking for a life of adventure, Audun leaves Iceland to sail to Greenland, Denmark, and Norway. Along the way he captures a magnificent polar bear, a gift worthy of a king. But which king will end up with the bear?

This Icelandic tale from the 13th century work Morkinskinna has been adapted by Elaine L. Lindy for the website Stories to Grow By, and is used here with permission. 

Image by Peter Fischer from Pixabay 

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