(Olof Jöransson; 16241700). Luth. abp. Swed. 1681. Educ. Uppsala; headmaster Kalmar classical high school and court preacher Kalmar 1656; pastor Ljungby 1659; chief court chaplain Stockholm 1668; chief pastor and pres. of consistory Stockholm 1671. Helped rev. service book, hymnal, and catechism.
(Bryniulf; Brynjúlfur; 160575). Bp. Skálholt diocese, Iceland; discovered the Poetic Edda (see Eddas), also called Elder Edda, ca. 1643 and called it Edda Saemundi multiscii (after Saemund Sigfusson [ca. 10551132], scion of the royal house of Norw., who was thus credited with collecting these poems).
(December 16, 1848May 3, 1907). B. Balestrand, near Bergen, Norw.; educ. Christiania (Oslo); to US 1874. Prof. Augsburg Theol. Sem., Minneapolis, Minnesota, 18741907; pres. 18761907. Pres. Friends of Augsburg 189497 (see also Lutheran Free Church). Ed. Folkebladet and other Norw. theol. periodicals.
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