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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to stanza

3. Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill, 37 [Vol. 3, 1045]

[All]: Helgi is Helgi Hálfdanarson Fróðasonar, another legendary king of the Danish Skjǫldung dynasty and the grandson of Fróði who is commemorated in sts 35-6. He was the father of Hrólfr kraki (sts 47-8). See ÍF 26, 56-7, ÍF 35, 21-6, 37 and Saxo 2005, I, 2, 5, 2-7, pp. 158-63 (the latter confuses him with Helgi Hundingsbani, see Note to sts 9-10 [All]).


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