Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Líkn 24VII l. 5

sikling* — the king


siklingr (noun m.; °; -ar): king, ruler


[5] sikling*: siklings B, 399a‑bˣ


[5] sikling* ‘king’: Ms. siklings; Sveinbjörn Egilsson’s emendation has been accepted by all subsequent eds. Salvaging the ms. reading leaves one with a strained construction: sveit siklings fróns tjalds, hin er vill leita Krists í tignarveldi sínu, skal trúa mann ok guð sannan ‘the company of the king of the earth’s tent, which desires to seek Christ in his glorious power, must believe man and God true’.



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