Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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2. Anonymous Poems, 2. Nóregs konungatal, 27 [Vol. 2, 778-9]

[All]: The battle at Nesjar off the coast of Brunlanes in southern Norway (see Note to Ív Sig 24/2), took place on 3 April 1015. Sveinn fled to his father-in-law Óláfr sœnski in Sweden. He harried in Russia and died of an illness either in Sweden or in Russia. See Theodoricus (MHN 28), Ágr (ÍF 29, 26), Fsk (ÍF 29, 174-8), ÓTHkr (ÍF 27, 58-67, 71).


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