Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. Anonymous Poems, 4. Poem about Óláfr Tryggvason, 2 [Vol. 1, 1064]

[6] og drap alla ‘and killed all’: Finnur Jónsson signalled drap as illegible in the main text of Skj A and conjectured the word to be byggð ‘settlement(s)’ in Skj B, but Ólafur’s reading drap is supported by Finnur’s transcription as ‘d2p(?)’ (Finnur Jónsson 1884-91, 115; cf. apparatus to Skj A).


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