Jokul (from the Vatnsdæla Saga)

Jokul (character set in 9th-century Norway)

“Bad counsel turns out badly.”

  • Saying attributed to Jokul, son of Earl Ingimund of Gotland, in the anonymously-written Saga of the People of Vatnsdal (chapter 3), translated by Andrew Wawn and edited by Örnólfur Thorsson, in The Sagas of Icelanders. Penguin Classics, 2001.

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