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Note to HSn Lv 2II

[3] stôl ‘prows’: Skip ‘ships’ (so 327) is metrically and syntactically possible, but appears to be a lectio facilior. Stál ‘prow’ was the main part of the stem-post rising up from the keel (see Falk 1912, 36; Jesch 2001a, 150). See also Note to Bǫlv Hardr 5/3, 4.

References

  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.
  4. Internal references
  5. Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Bǫlverkr Arnórsson, Drápa about Haraldr harðráði 5’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 290-1.

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