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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sturl Hákkv 1II/3 — niðs ‘of the kinsman’

Þá hefr í ætt
öðlingr drepit
Tryggva niðs
er framráðs
flýja þurfti
ynglings barn
fyr ófriði.

Þá hefr öðlingr drepit tírarhöfði í ætt niðs Tryggva, er barn framráðs ynglings þurfti flýja fyr ófriði.

Then the prince [Hákon] pushed his famous head into the family of the kinsman of Tryggvi [= Óláfr Tryggvason], when the child of the ambitious king [= Hákon] was forced to flee on account of unrest.


[3] niðs: niðr 8


[3] niðs Tryggva ‘of the kinsman of Tryggvi [= Óláfr Tryggvason]’: Tryggvi Óláfsson was the grandson of Haraldr hárfagri and the father of Óláfr Tryggvason.



case: gen.


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