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Note to stanza
 Herjan: Or Herjann, perhaps ‘army-leader’. Either an old Indo-European term for ‘ruler’ (cf. Gk κοίρανος; so Bugge 1896a, 422) or a new name derived from herr m. ‘army, people’. The name is mentioned in Grí 46/3 and appears in other eddic poems, e.g. Vsp 30/10 and Guðr I 19/4. It is also used in skaldic kennings.
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