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Eskál Vell 14I l. 4

banda — of the gods


band (noun n.; °-s; *-): band, bond



[4] vé banda ‘the sanctuaries of the gods’: On the function of the bǫnd, see Note to st. 8/2. In skaldic poetry they appear especially often in conjunction with Þórr (Þjóð Haustl 17/2III, ÚlfrU Húsdr 3/2III, Steinunn Lv 1-2V, Anon (ÓTHkr) 1; see Marold 1992, 705-6).



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