Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to stanza

1. 39. Bersi Skáld-Torfuson, 1. Flokkr about Óláfr helgi, 2 [Vol. 1, 792]

[3] þars ‘where’: This introduces the clause built around sungu ‘sang’ (so also Skald and NN §685). As the anacrusis to a Type C-line it belongs with the rest of the line (cf. Gade 1995a, 124), and hence it cannot be taken with the clause built around fórum ‘we advanced’ (as in Skj B and ÍF 27).


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