Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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7. Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa, 55 [Vol. 7, 216-17]

[2] stranda (gen. pl.) ‘coast’: Finnur Jónsson in Skj A claimed this reading in the ms. was temlig sikkert ‘fairly certain’, although the transcription in his 1887 edn indicates the ms. was then illegible at this point, as it is now. Sveinbjörn Egilsson read (or conjectured?) branda, but had to emend til to á vit to make sense of the text.

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