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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Gísl Magnkv 9II/1 — á ‘in’

Tók á Skíði,        en Skotar flýðu,
jǫfra œgir        Ívistar gram.
Hafði fylkir,        sás frami téði,
Lǫgmann konung        í liði sínu.

Œgir jǫfra tók gram Ívistar á Skíði, en Skotar flýðu. Fylkir, sás frami téði, hafði Lǫgmann konung í liði sínu.

The terrifier of princes [RULER = Magnús] captured the lord of North Uist [= Lǫgmaðr] in Skye, and the Scots fled. The leader, whom courage aided, kept King Lǫgmaðr in his company.


[1] á: fyr H, Hr


[1] á Skíði ‘in Skye’: Skye is an island in the Hebrides.



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