Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to stanza

1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 21 [Vol. 1, 977]

[6] Ármóð ‘Ármóðr’: Ármóðr from Ǫnundarfjǫrðr and his son Árni are named among the leaders of the Norwegian army in Jvs 1879, 71. In ÓT, Ármóðr is described as a great champion, though this may derive from the poem (Ólafur Halldórsson 2000, 78), and he is not specifically named as a commander in Eiríkr jarl’s troop. See also st. 29 and Context on Ármóðr and his fate.

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