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Rolf

(rɒlf) or

Rolf the Ganger

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(Biography) other names for Rollo
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Noun1.Rolf - Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)
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Next come two chapters on reflexes of Old Norse in romantic literature, with Mats Malm tracing the stylistic evolution of the translation of Old Norse poetry in the ideologies of eighteenth-century European nationalism, and Tereza Lanzing taking a long view of Hrolfr Kraki's appearance in literatures from medieval Saxon and early modern Icelandic rimur, through Danish Romanticism, to the twentieth-century science fiction of Poul Anderson.
And in 911 A.D., after King Charles the Simple of France gave the Normandy peninsula to the Viking jarl Hrolfr (Rollo), Rollo and his Norman descendants, including William the Conqueror, likewise adopted French customs and the Romanized law of France.
Otro pasaje en el que se puede apreciar el origen comun de las fuentes nordicas y de Saxo y la traduccion sui generis que de ellas hace nuestro historiador es el que, en el Libro II, relata las hazanas de Rolvon, Hrolfr Kraki en islandes antiguo, y sus hombres.