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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. Skaldic Project Editors' Manual

 
1. Introduction to the project
2. Reconstruction of poems
3. Towards some editorial principles
4. Guidelines on presentation for submission
5. Guidelines on normalisation
6. Sigla for sources
7. Guidelines for the English translation
8. General conventions, abbreviations and bibliographical guidelines
9. Sample verses
10. Checklist for editors
11. ReykholtTimes
12. Analysing and formatting kennings
13. Web submission instructions
14. Sigla for the corpus
15. Changes in the third edition (TW)

(1. Skaldic Project Editors' Manual > 6. Sigla for sources)

6. Sigla for sources

This chapter sets out a series of sigla for sources, both for manuscripts and for major prose works in which skaldic verse is embedded. Editors should use these sigla for manuscripts, sources of skaldic poetry, poems and poets. In the majority of cases, we will use the sigla in ONP Registre, which will shortly be available on-line at the skaldic edition’s web site. Editors may also consult the printed listing of medieval manuscripts in ONP Registre, pp. 431-97.

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A. How to refer to manuscripts by sigla

B. How to use manuscript sigla when editing

C. Sigla for sources of skaldic poetry (i.e. prose texts)

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