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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to TorfE Lv 1I

[3] dǫrr ‘spears’: A less common word for ‘spear’ than geirr, dǫrr (nom. sg. darr) may refer particularly to throwing-spears (Liestøl 1956-78, 510; Jesch 2012).


  1. Bibliography
  2. Liestøl, Aslak. 1956-78. ‘Spjut’. KLNM 16, 507-13.
  3. Jesch, Judith. Forthcoming (2012). ‘Some Viking Weapons in Sigvatr’s Verse’. In Reynolds et al. 2012.


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