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Word: saga

Definition: Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative


Sentences Containing 'saga'

"The Seven Wise Men of Saga" is the name given to these seven men from Saga, each of whom have made a significant contribution to the modernisation of Japan.
According to the saga, one hundred images of the thunder god Thor was placed in Gudhem.
After the Boshin war, many people from Saga Domain assisted in the Meiji Restoration.
Aradon then explains that Dexon (the creators of Lost Saga) is combining with Mega Entertainment and that this battle will determine the future of Lost Saga.
As of 2002, the census recorded a population 873,885 in Saga.
Bárðar saga Snæfellsáss () or Bárðar saga Snæfellsáss ok Gests is a late saga of the Icelanders with legendary elements.
Currently Saga Cruises operates the "Saga Sapphire" and the MS Saga Pearl II Spirit of Adventure Cruises.
Even today, this era shines impressively in Saga's history.
For the summer of 2003, Saga Cruises chartered the 1989 built MV Minerva which sailed as the "Saga Pearl".
Gull-Þóris saga () is one of the sagas of Icelanders.
Horses also play key roles in the Icelandic sagas "Hrafnkel's Saga", "Njal's Saga" and "Grettir's Saga".
In 1021, according to saga, King Olaf (reigned 1015-1028) converted Toten to Christianity.
In addition to the "Laxdaela Saga" in which he takes a leading role, Olaf also is mentioned in "Egils saga", "Njáls saga", "Gunnlaugs saga", "Kormáks saga", "Grettirs saga" and the "Landnámabók", among others.
In Lost Saga, a Priest is similar to a White Mage.
It is based heavily on the largely lost "Oldest Saga of St.
It is the second part of the "Creation Wars" saga, following "".
Karatsu, with its fine castle, is a popular tourist destination in Saga.
Koga was born in Kitashigeyasu, Saga, Japan.
Lego "Star Wars" is a Lego theme that incorporates the "Star Wars" saga.
Marriage, family and Grace saga (1996–99).
Marriott acquired Saga in 1987, and sold several of the Saga restaurants to American Restaurant Group.
One exception is the abolition of the death penalty by the Emperor Saga of Japan in 818.
Regional agricultural specialties include Saga beef, onions, and strawberries.
Saga formed the brand Spirit of Adventure Cruises in 2005.
Saga Petroleum Company ("Saga") is a Denver, Colorado-headquartered limited liability company owned by Brent Morse and Charles Farmer.
Saga Shipping, also known as Saga Cruises is a British based cruise line, a division of the Saga Group.
Saga sold MV Spirit of Adventure in sometime 2013 marking an end of the brand, following the move of the "Quest of Adventure" back to the main Saga fleet, as the "Saga Pearl II".
Saga-ben (Saga-dialect) is Saga's own variation of Japanese.
She operated generally as Saga's flagship until her fairly similar ex fleet mate the "Saga Ruby" was purchased from Cunard Line in 2005.
Snorri Sturluson is believed to have used a work closely similar to the "Legendary Saga" when he composed his "Separate Saga of St.
Teams listed below are based in Saga Prefecture.
Ten cities are located in Saga Prefecture: Towns.
The "Celestial Madonna" saga ended with their wedding, presided over by Immortus.
The "Saga Rose" was retired after a final 37 night Mediterranean cruise.
The Saga Group decided to start operations of a holiday branch by purchasing the "Saga Rose".
The Saga International Balloon Fiesta is held at the beginning of November every year just outside of Saga City along the Kase River.
The saga of "cinepanettoni" ("the Italian comedies of Christmas").
The Saga says that the Viking King "Eirik Blodøks" grew up here, hence the name.
The second part of the saga created an ongoing controversy among "Urotsukidōji" fans as to where it fits into the saga as a whole.
The Statue of Fridtjof from "Frithjof's Saga" is a landmark which towers over the hilltop.
The twins are reportedly nearing the completion of book three of the saga.
There are six prefectural parks and one quasi-national park in Saga.
This attack inaugurated the saga of suicide car- and truck-bombings in Lebanon.
This is Saga's most famous festival and attracts around 500,000 visitors every year.
This is the eighth installment in the "Ureme" saga.
Valla-Ljóts saga () is one of the sagas of Icelanders.
While in Funchal, Madiera the "Saga Ruby" met up with the "Saga Sapphire" for a New Year's Eve fireworks display.
WQMZ is owned and operated by Saga Communications.
WQNY is currently owned by Saga Communications.
Ynglinga saga is a legendary saga, originally written in Old Norse by the Icelandic poet and historian Snorri Sturluson about 1225.
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