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Note to Sigv Nesv 2I

[8] bundu skip saman ‘tied the ships together’: Sea-battles were fought similarly to land-battles, with the combatants able to pursue the enemy from one ship to another (cf. Jesch 2001a, 211).

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Jesch, Judith. 2001a. Ships and Men in the Late Viking Age: The Vocabulary of Runic Inscriptions and Skaldic Verse. Woodbridge: Boydell.

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