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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to stanza

3. Anonymous Þulur, 43. Tungls heiti, 1 [Vol. 3, 912]

[7] lúna: I.e. Lat. lūna. In Old Norse, the word is not attested elsewhere, but it is used in the later rímur (Finnur Jónsson 1926-8: lúna). In a number of the þulur which are only recorded in mss A and B, the list of heiti is augmented with Latin and Greek words possibly borrowed from school lexical glosses (see Clunies Ross 1987, 86 and Introduction to Anon Þulur).


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