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Note to stanza
 eyddri ‘destroyed’: The fact that Óláfr goes to battle in a place that is described as ‘destroyed’ could simply anticipate the outcome, but together with enn ‘again’ in l. 7 it might rather suggest prior military activity in the place, and this is implied in Snorri’s prose, which refers to raiding before the pitched battle, though the exact sequence of events is not clear. The constraints of the metrical lines and the need, in Víkv, for a numbered sequence of decisive battles could well have led Sigvatr to simplify a more complex sequence of events.
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