The Flatyarbok (also
Flateyabok, Flatyjabbok and other spellings), "the Book of Flat
Island," is a part of the Poetic Edda. It is a history of the
Norwegian kings in saga style and was composed 1387-1394. The first
stamp shows an illuminated initial from the Preface to the
This stamp shows an
illuminated "H" with a miniature of Harald Haarfager cutting the
fetters of his foster father, the giant Dofri.