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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Anon Mdr 40VII

[2] dýrt skrín himinstýris ‘precious shrine of the governor of heaven [= God (= Christ)]’: Mary is also characterised as the skrín ‘shrine’ of Christ – the treasury in which his body resided – in Arngr Gd 4/2IV: skrín þengils sólar ‘shrine of the prince of the sun’.


  1. Internal references
  2. Not published: do not cite (Arngr Gd 4IV)


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