Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Anon Mv III 27VII

[3] setti þig fyrir mikinn mátt ‘placed you in charge of great power’: (so Wrightson). For this meaning of setti fyrir see Fritzner: setja fyrir 2. Skj B translates the cl. as gjorde [dig] … ved sin store kraft [til sin moder] ‘made [you] … by his great power his mother’.


  1. Bibliography
  2. Skj B = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1912-15b. Den norsk-islandske skjaldedigtning. B: Rettet tekst. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Villadsen & Christensen. Rpt. 1973. Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger.
  3. Fritzner = Fritzner, Johan. 1883-96. Ordbog over det gamle norske sprog. 3 vols. Kristiania (Oslo): Den norske forlagsforening. 4th edn. Rpt. 1973. Oslo etc.: Universitetsforlaget.


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