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  • Beside it stood Ingvar, clad in golden shining scale armour, and with a gilded horned helm and scarlet cloak that hung from shoulders to heel; for as his forefathers had been before him, beyond the time when the Danes and Angles came from their far eastern home {xvii}, led by Odin himself, he was the "godar", the priest of the great gods of Asgard, and his it was to offer the sacrifice now that Lodbrok his father was dead.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane

  • "Ask for mercy, Christian, at the hands of Ingvar the godar, the priest of Odin and Thor, and you shall go free."

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane

  • As godar he must not pass by the dishonour to the gods, yet as the son of the man whom I had saved, how could he harm me?

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane

  • Thor's weapon, and the two men flayed and divided it skilfully, laying certain portions before the jarl, the godar.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane

  • So to these voices Ingvar the godar must needs pay heed, even if his own patience were not gone, so that he might not suffer that one should sit at the board of Thor and Odin, untasting and unacknowledging.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane

  • Hedeby I wondered that one should be strong enough to defy the Asir and their godar for the sake of the new faith.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane

  • Suddenly, even as the echo of the shout died away, and while the weapons were yet upraised, the thick cloud of smoke rolled back and down, wrapping round Ingvar the godar as he stood between shrine and altar, and across the reek glared the sightless eyes of the idol again, cold and heedless.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane

  • v The consecrated silver ring kept in the temple of the district, and worn by the godar, or priest, at all assemblies where it might be necessary to administer an oath.

    King Alfred's Viking A Story of the First English Fleet

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