Definition of Hrolf
1. Noun. Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931).
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Literary usage of Hrolf
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Heroic Legends of Denmark by Axel Olrik (1919)
"THE HOME OF THE Hrolf CYCLE AFTER having now examined the entire legendary ... Have we really been able to scan the development of the entire Hrolf cycle? ..."
2. The Gongu-Hrólfssaga: A Study in Old Norse Philology by Jacob Wittmer Hartmann (1912)
"... -Hrolf AS AN HISTORICAL CHARACTER We are in the fortunate position of being able to use the illustrious name of Thomas Carlyle as an introduction to a ..."
3. The Viking Age: The Early History, Manners, and Customs of the Ancestors of by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1890)
"He was married to Ragnhild, daughter of Hrolf ... He was so large that no horse could carry him, and he was therefore called Gongu Hrolf. ..."
4. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"Thus Hrolf, so well known in later history as Rollo. became the founder and first earl or duke of Normandy, establishing the great feudal nobility of Ruen, ..."
5. Grillparzer as a Poet of Nature by Faust Charles De Walsh (1910)
"He accordingly sets out with Hrolf, but die latter is the only one who dares continue ... Hrolf comes to a clearing in the woods, in which there is a house ..."