Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to stanza

1. Anonymous Poems, 3. Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar, 5 [Vol. 1, 1037]

[All]: The action of the poem moves from Garðar (Russia) to the British Isles, and raids in north-west Europe such as are specified in Hfr Óldr 1-4 are not narrated; cf. HSt Rst 3. Óláfr’s revenge for his father Tryggvi is also associated with an attack on England in HSt Rst 4; see Note to Rst 4/2, 4.


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