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Note to ESk Lv 6II

[8] lyptingar ‘of the deck’: Lypting was the raised deck in the back of a ship (see Falk 1912, 49, 82, 84; Jesch 2001a, 153).


  1. Bibliography
  2. Jesch, Judith. 2001a. Ships and Men in the Late Viking Age: The Vocabulary of Runic Inscriptions and Skaldic Verse. Woodbridge: Boydell.
  3. Falk, Hjalmar. 1912. Altnordisches Seewesen. Wörter und Sachen 4. Heidelberg: Winter.


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