fire hall

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Historical Examples of fire hall

  • The fire-hall was the common sleeping-room in Icelandic homesteads.

  • In the Eyrbyggja Saga we have descriptions of the "fire-hall," skli or eldhs.

  • That summer Olaf had a fire-hall built at Herdholt, a greater and better than had ever been seen before.

    Laxdla Saga

    Anonymous

  • He had no will to lie anight in the fire-hall and was mostly of few words.

    The Story of Grettir The Strong

    Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris

  • Aud went to the door and found it open, and she went into the fire-hall to the locked-bed in the wall.

    Laxdla Saga

    Anonymous