Chapter 66 - Of the children of Egil and Ásgerđ.

In the summer Egil prepared his ship, and, when all was ready, at once set sail for Iceland. His voyage sped well. He came to Borgar-firth and brought in his ship just below his own house. He had his cargo conveyed home, and set up his ship. Egil stayed in his home that winter. He had now brought out very great wealth, and was a very rich man. He had a large and lofty house. Egil was by no means meddlesome with other men's matters, nor generally presuming when here in Iceland; nor did any try to encroach on what was his. Egil remained at home now for years not a few. Egil and Asgerdr had children thus named: Bodvar a son, and another son Gunnar; Thorgerdr a daughter, and Bera. Their youngest was Thorstein. All Egil's children were of good promise and intelligence. Thorgerdr was the eldest of the children, Bera the next.

 



66. kafli - Af börnum Egils ok Ásgerđar.

Egill bjó skip sitt um sumarit ok fór, ţegar hann var búinn. Hann helt til Íslands. Honum fórst vel. Helt hann til Borgarfjarđar ok kom skipinu skammt frá bć sínum. Lét hann flytja heim varning sinn, en setti upp skipit. Var Egill vetr ţann at búi sínu. Egill hafđi nú út haft allmikit fé. Var hann mađr stórauđigr. Hann hafđi mikit bú ok risuligt.

Ekki var Egill íhlutunarsamr um mál manna ok ótilleitinn viđ flesta menn, ţá er hann var hér á landi. Gerđust menn ok ekki til ţess at sitja yfir hlut hans. Egill var ţá at búi sínu, svá at ţat skipti vetrum eigi allfám.

Egill ok Ásgerđr áttu börn, ţau er nefnd eru. Böđvarr hét sonr ţeira, annarr Gunnarr, Ţorgerđr dóttir ok Bera, Ţorsteinn var yngstr. Öll váru börn Egils mannvćn ok vel viti borin. Ţorgerđr var ellst barna Egils, Bera ţar nćst.

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