Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Sól 56VII l. 5

mjöð — mead


mjǫðr (noun m.; °dat. miði): mead



[5] inn hreina mjöð ‘the pure mead’: Larrington (2002, 189) notes that mead, well and horn are symbolic of wisdom in mythological poetry, in particular where they appear together in Sigrdr 13-18; here they also have positive associations.



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