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Runic Dictionary

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ESk Geisl 44VII l. 8

liði — the army

lemma:

lið (noun n.; °-s; -): retinue, troop

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notes:

[7, 8] í liði Girkja ‘in the army of the Greeks’: The Greek army referred to here is that of the Byzantine emperor called Kirjalax in Nordic sources, variously identified as Alexios I Komnenos (r. 1081-1118) or his son John II Komnenos (r. 1118-43). See further Note to 47/7.

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