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[All]: The name of the hero commemorated was contained in the incomplete first line, and Jón Helgason (Hl 1941) believes that he was Haki, a legendary king of Sweden, because of rhyme (-ak-) and alliteration (h-). For Haki, who fought against Hugleikr at the battle of Fýrisvellir, see ÍF 26, 43-5, Saxo 2005, I, 7, 8, 1-6, pp. 476-81, SnSt Ht 94 and Note to st. 23 [All] above, as well as Hálfs saga og Hálfsrekka (Hálf chs 14, 16-17, FSGJ 2, 118, 123-33) and Vǫlsunga saga (Vǫls ch. 26). Haki was a son of Hámundr and the brother of Hagbarðr (see sts 29-30). After he died, he was placed in a ship that was set on fire and sent burning out to sea (see ÍF 26, 45 and Anon (SnE) 16). See also Anon (FoGT) 24 and Note to l. 1, as well as Anon (FoGT) 27.
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