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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Bjbp Jóms 20I

[5, 6] hjálma skóðs hreggviðir ‘the trees of the storm of the harm of helmets [(lit. ‘storm-trees of the harm of helmets’) SWORD > BATTLE > WARRIORS]’: Hreggviðir ‘storm-trees’ forms part of another kenning for ‘warriors’ in st. 30/3. See Note to l. 8 for Kock’s proposal to emend gen. sg. skóðs to gen. pl. skóða



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