Many stories have been told about Sæmundur the Wise, who was renowned as a very clever magician - even though he was a priest. The most important ones are about his endless encounters with the devil, and how he always succeeded in outsmarting him. He was so brilliant that it was generally presumed that he had learned his skills from Old Nick himself while he was studying in his younger days at the Black School in Paris. However, Sæmundur had obviously surpassed his master in using his wits!
Here the reader can get acquainted with this legendary person who lived in Iceland many centuries ago, and enjoy the most famous stories about him as they are retold in a fresh and humorous way for a modern audience.