Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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2. Anonymous Poems, 2. Nóregs konungatal, 25 [Vol. 2, 777-8]

[All]: Sveinn Hákonarson (Eiríkr’s brother) and Eiríkr’s son, Hákon, ruled Norway jointly 1013-15. Óláfr Haraldsson arrived in Norway from England shortly before Christmas 1014. His encounter with and defeat of Hákon jarl took place in the sound called Sauesund, east of the island Atløy in Sogn og Fjordane, in the early spring of 1015. See Theodoricus (MHN 26-7), Ágr (ÍF 29, 25), Fsk (ÍF 29, 171-2), ÓHHkr (ÍF 27, 36-9).


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