Kate Heslop (ed.) 2012, ‘Anonymous Poems, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar 6’ 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. 1038.
 verðar: varðar Bb
 verðar ‘food’: Ms. ‘varðar’ (gen. sg. of vǫrðr ‘guardian’), while grammatically possible as a gen. object for fekk ‘got’, does not make sense. Verðar ‘food, a meal’ (gen. sg. of verðr m.) yields the conventional topos of the king providing scavenging animals with food, in the form of enemy corpses, and LP: 2. fáa 2 cites instances of the verb with verðar.
 glóðum ‘by fire’: The word refers in prose usage to glowing embers. It could alternatively be taken here with kom, hence ‘came with fire, brought fire’.
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The reddener of the planking of battles [SHIELD > WARRIOR], he who achieved great magnificence, pursued a raiding campaign in the west with a company of men, and provided the eagle with food. I have heard of towns burned by fire in former times in Ireland, where the battle-furious prince came; the sword rang out; banners fluttered.
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