Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to ÞjóðA Lv 8II

[1] báti ‘boat’: The word may be an adoption from OE, and is used for low prestige vessels (Jesch 2001a, 135). If the Context (above) is at all authentic, the reference must be to the ship’s boat.


  1. Bibliography
  2. Jesch, Judith. 2001a. Ships and Men in the Late Viking Age: The Vocabulary of Runic Inscriptions and Skaldic Verse. Woodbridge: Boydell.


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