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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Nkt 59II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 59’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 797.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal

Eysteinn ‘Eysteinn’

Eysteinn (noun m.): Eysteinn


fjarðar ‘of the fjord’

fjǫrðr (noun m.): fjord


lífi ‘of his life’

líf (noun n.; °-s; -): life


ræntr ‘robbed’

ræna (verb): rob


grundu ‘with earth’

grund (noun f.): earth, land


at ‘at’

3. at (prep.): at, to


[8] at Forsi ‘at Foss’: Located in Tunge parish in Bohuslän in present-day Sweden.


Forsi ‘Foss’

fors (noun m.): torrent


[8] at Forsi ‘at Foss’: Located in Tunge parish in Bohuslän in present-day Sweden.


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Eysteinn Haraldsson was killed by his brother Ingi’s men on the eastern side of Oslofjorden on 21 August 1157. See Mork 1928-32, 460-2, Fsk (ÍF 29, 339-41), HsonaHkr (ÍF 28, 343-6), ESk Eystdr 2.


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