Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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7. Anonymous Poems, Lilja, 18 [Vol. 7, 584-5]

[5-6]: Cf. Stjórn: hann ugdi at hon mundi stygguaz uidr. ef hann æti eigi eplit er hon bar honum ‘he feared that she would be deeply offended if he did not eat the apple she brought to him’ (Unger 1862, 38). Schottmann (1973, 199) believes that the language here is so similar that the Lil poet must have used Stjórn as a source.


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