Hrólfs saga kraka

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Hrólfs saga kraka (English: Saga of King Hrolf kraki) is an Old Norse saga. The saga is commonly held by Tolkien scholars to be the main source for the idea behind the character Beorn.[1][2][3]

Tolkien is known to have created a short story based on the Hrólfs saga kraka, which he called Sellic Spell.[2]

In 1933, Tolkien's pupil Stella M. Mills published a translation The Saga of Hrolf Kraki. Mills dedicated the book to Tolkien.[4]

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