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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Matthew Townend (MT) - 85

Dr Matthew Townend (MT)

Matthew Townend is Reader in the Department of English and Related Literature, and Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York. He is the author of English Place-Names in Skaldic Verse (Nottingham, 1998), Language and History in Viking Age England (Turnhout, 2002), The Vikings and Victorian Lakeland: the Norse medievalism of W.G. Collingwood and his contemporaries (Kendal, 2009), and Viking Age Yorkshire (Pickering, 2014).

allocated stanzas by volume:
Vol. I: 67
Vol. II: 2
Vol. III: 15

poems and verse groups:
Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísa from Fagrskinna
Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Styrbjarnar þáttr Svíakappa
Anonymous Poems, Haraldsstikki
Hallvarðr háreksblesi, Knútsdrápa
Óttarr svarti, Hǫfuðlausn
Óttarr svarti, Knútsdrápa
Óttarr svarti, Lausavísur
Óttarr svarti, Óláfsdrápa sœnska
Sigvatr Þórðarson, Knútsdrápa
Sveinn tjúguskegg Haraldsson, Lausavísa
Vagn Ákason, Lausavísa
Þórarinn loftunga, Glælognskviða
Þórarinn loftunga, Hǫfuðlausn
Þórarinn loftunga, Tøgdrápa

other individual stanzas:
Stanzas from Snorra Edda 17

prose works:

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