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Note to Arn Hryn 15II

[2] heimrinn ‘the world’: The scansion of l. 2 confirms heimrinn as the original reading. This is striking, as a very early example of a noun with suffixed art. (see further Whaley 1998, 174).


  1. Bibliography
  2. Whaley, Diana, ed. and trans. 1998. The Poetry of Arnórr jarlaskáld: An Edition and Study. Westfield Publications in Medieval Studies 8. Turnhout: Brepols.


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