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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Rv Lv 12II

[2] umbúð ‘outfit’: Bibire (1984, 97) points out the contradiction between the prose, in which the woman laughs at Rǫgnvaldr’s fall, and the st. in which she laughs at his clothing and concludes that the fall is ‘a later accretion’ to the anecdote.


  1. Bibliography
  2. Bibire, Paul. 1984. ‘“Few Know an Earl in Fishing-Clothes”’. In Crawford 1984, 82-98.


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