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Note to Anon (HSig) 7II

[1-4]: The first helmingr recalls the Apocalypse (cf., e.g. Rev. VI.14, VIII.11, IX.15-18) and is out of keeping with the different images of doom presented in Anon (HSig) 6 and 8.


  1. Internal references
  2. Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Haralds saga Sigurðarsonar 6’ 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. 819-20.


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