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Note to Anon Leið 19VII

[6] þrekprúðum ‘strength-magnificent’: Compounds with þrekr ‘strength, prowess’ are fairly common in the Christian drápur, although this is the only occurrence in Leið. Cf. Pl 20/3: þrekmaðr ‘doughty man’; Has 26/5: þreknenninn ‘active in power’; Geisl 71/2: þrekrammr ‘mighty in strength’; Geisl 66/4, Líkn 43/2: þreksnjallr ‘swift in strength’.

References

  1. Internal references
  2. George S. Tate (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Líknarbraut 43’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 279.
  3. Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 20’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 194.
  4. Katrina Attwood 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Leiðarvísan’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 137-78.
  5. Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Einarr Skúlason, Geisli 66’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 60-1.
  6. Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Einarr Skúlason, Geisli 71’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 64-5.
  7. Katrina Attwood (ed.) 2007, ‘Gamli kanóki, Harmsól 26’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 95-6.

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