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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to ESk Geisl 65VII

[6, 8] heilagr viðr af krossi píningar ‘holy wood from the Cross of torture’: King Sigurðr Jórsalafari (‘Jerusalem-traveller’) brought the relic of Christ’s Cross to Trondheim after receiving it as a gift from Baldwin I of Jerusalem during a trip to Palestine in 1110 (Ágr, 50-1; Storm 1888, 66; Hkr, III, 250).

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Ágr = [Anonymous] Ágrip af Nóregs konunga sögum.
  3. Storm, Gustav, ed. 1888. Islandske annaler indtil 1578. Christiania (Oslo): Det norske historiske kildeskriftfond. Rpt. 1977. Oslo: Norsk-historisk kjeldeskrift-institutt.
  4. Internal references
  5. Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘Heimskringla (Hkr)’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols [check printed volume for citation].

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