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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ǪrvOdd Ævdr 12VIII (Ǫrv 82)/6 — þaðan ‘from there’

Réðu Bjarmar         brátt at verja
haug hermönnum         ok hamalt fylkja.
Létum þegna,         áðr þaðan færim,
ófa marga         öndu týna.

Bjarmar réðu brátt at verja haug hermönnum ok fylkja hamalt. Létum ófa marga þegna týna öndu, áðr færim þaðan.

The Permians soon defended the mound with warriors and drew [them] up in a wedge-shaped phalanx. We caused exceedingly many men to lose their lives before we went from there.


[6] þaðan: om. 471



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