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Note to stanza
[All]: The substance of this stanza corresponds to the second helmingr of Ǫrv 44 and an episode in the prose saga in which Oddr and Hjálmarr encounter a viking named Skolli during an expedition to England (Ǫrv 1888, 84-7). In the saga this episode occurs after an adventure in Ireland, in which Ásmundr is killed, and after Oddr’s meeting with the Irish woman Ǫlvǫr, who makes Oddr a protective magic shirt (see Ǫrv 4 and 111).
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