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Note to Þhorn Harkv 7I

[7] gínǫndum hǫfðum ‘gaping figure-heads’: Prow-ornaments in the shape of dragon- or other animal-heads; see Jesch (2001a, 145-6).

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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