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As to funeral rites, the earliest age is called the Age of Burning;  because all the dead were consumed by fire, and over their ashes were  raised standing stones.
-Heimskringla, Snorri Sturluson, ca. 1230.

As to funeral rites, the earliest age is called the Age of Burning; because all the dead were consumed by fire, and over their ashes were raised standing stones.

-Heimskringla, Snorri Sturluson, ca. 1230.

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