Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Ív Sig 29II

[6] mildings ‘of the generous one’: Mildingr usually denotes a (generous) ruler (see LP: mildingr 2), but none of the prose texts provides any information about the identity of Svína-Grímr’s uncle.


  1. Bibliography
  2. LP = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1931. Lexicon poeticum antiquæ linguæ septentrionalis: Ordbog over det norsk-islandske skjaldesprog oprindelig forfattet af Sveinbjörn Egilsson. 2nd edn. Copenhagen: Møller.


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