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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Anon Sól 67VII

[4] hrafnar heljar ‘Hell’s ravens’: These ravens may be associated with the pagan goddess of death, Hel (although Óðinn was traditionally the owner of ravens; cf. Tate 1985, 1032), as well as with the Christian realm of punishment; see Note to 38/4.



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