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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Sturl Hrafn 6II

[4] norðsætra ‘of the northern settlements’: Hap. leg. (but see Sveinn NorðdrIII). Cf. hafsætrum ‘in the sea-settlements’ in st. 11/3 below. The northern settlements refer to Hákon’s dominions (Norway, Iceland, Greenland). See also Sturl Hryn 20.


  1. Internal references
  2. Valgerður Erna Þorvaldsdóttir (ed.) 2009, ‘Sturla Þórðarson, Hrynhenda 20’ 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, p. 697.


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