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Norska Løva

Die Nordische Löwe (The Norwegian Lion), also known as Norska Løva and Norske Løve, was a large, three-masted frigate with 36 cannons belonging to the Danish East India Company. On 4 December 1707, Norska Løva departed from Copenhagen headed for Trankebar…

Ormur, the feared farmer from Skála

Ormur was a big and strong man, who owned much land and many sheep. He is said to have stolen sheep from neighbouring farmers because he refused to eat his own

Funningur and Grímur Kamban

Legend has it that Irish monks were the first people to set foot in the Faroe Islands, only to be kicked out by Norwegian Vikings. In his book De mensura Orbis terrae (On the measurement of the world) from the…

Grímur Kamban

Legend has it that Irish monks were the first people to set foot in the Faroe Islands, only to be kicked out by Norwegian Vikings.

Marmennilin in Elduvík

Marmennil is a creature that is said to live at the bottom of the sea. He looks like a human but is smaller and has long fingers.
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