Hauk sentence example
- One of them is the "Saga of Eric the Red" as found in the collection known as Hauk's Book, so called because the manuscript was made by Hauk Erlendsson, an Icelander who spent much of his life in Norway.
- It was copied, in part by Hauk himself, between the years 1305 and 1334, the date of his death, and probably during the period 1310-20.
- This manuscript was made later than Hauk's, probably in the early part of the 15th century, but it is not a copy of Hauk's.
- From him and Gudrid a number of prominent ecclesiastics claimed descent, and also Hauk Erlendsson.
- And a careful reading of the Hauk's Book narrative seems to show that the numerous details of the saga fit Nova Scotia remarkably well, and much better than any other part of the continent.Advertisement
- It is to be noted that the word "vines" is more prominent in the Hauk's Book narrative than the word "vinber."
- The ordinary medieval literature reached Iceland through Norway, and every one began to put it into a vernacular dress, so neglecting their own classics that but for a few collectors like Lawman Hauk they would have perished entirely.
- A few tracts on geography, &c., in Hauk's book, and a Guide to the Holy Land, by Nicholas, abbot of Thwera (d.
- 1173), and Hauk Erlendsson the Lawman (d.