R. D. Fulk (ed.) 2012, ‘Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Hákonarmál 16’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 190.
 Einherja: en hverja J1ˣ
 einherja ‘the einherjar’: See Note to Anon Eirm 1/5.
 grið ‘quarter’: A truce or safe-conduct granted to warrriors in specific situations, as opposed to more general frið ‘peace’. On grið(r) and frið in OE and ON, see Fell (1982-3).
 bági: bægi 52ˣ
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In Hkr, as for st. 1. In Fsk, the prose preceding ll. 4-6 records that eight sons of Haraldr hárfagri had been killed with weapons before Hákon fell. Fsk introduces the second helmingr, sem Eyvindr segir skáldaspillir ok kvað svá sem konungrinn kœmi til Valhallar, fyrir því at sá var átrúnaðr heiðinna manna, at allir þeir er af sárum ǫnduðusk skyldu fara til Valhallar ‘as Eyvindr skáldaspillir says, and composed thus, as if the king were coming to Valhǫll, because it was the belief of heathens that all those who died of wounds should go to Valhǫll’.
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