This interface will soon cease to be publicly available. Use the new interface instead. Click here to switch over now.

Cookies on our website

We use cookies on this website, mainly to provide a secure browsing experience but also to collect statistics on how the website is used. You can find out more about the cookies we set, the information we store and how we use it on the cookies page.

Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

login: password: stay logged in: help

documentation

 

Vol. II. Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: from c. 1035 to c. 1300
 

C. Indices of Names and Terms

 
1. Ethnic Names (KEG)
2. Indigenous Terms (KEG)
3. Mythical and Legendary Names (KEG)
4. Nicknames (KEG)
5. Personal Names (KEG)
6. Place Names (KEG)
7. Miscellaneous Names (KEG)

(Vol. II. Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: from c. 1035 to c. 1300 > C. Indices of Names and Terms > 6. Place Names)

6. Place Names (KEG)

including river names, locations of battles and churches

Agðir, Agder, district in southern Norway — Ív Sig 24/3

Akrsborg, Acre, city in present-day Israel, harbour and stronghold of the Crusaders — ESk Sigdr I 3/8, Oddi Lv 4/8, Þsvart Lv 1/8

Alkasse, Alcácer do Sal, city south of Lisbon, Portugal — Hskv Útdr 4/2

Apardjón, Aberdeen, town in Scotland — ESk Run 5/4

Áróss, Århus, town in Jylland, Denmark — Okík Magn 1/8

Askr, Ask, farmstead in Ringerike, Norway — Ingimarr Lv 1/8

Bakki, Bakke in Trondheim, Norway — ESk Lv 4/6

Bár, Bari, town in Italy — Mark Eirdr 9/1

Bjarkey, Bjarkøy, island in Troms, Norway — Anon (Mberf) 2/1

Bjǫrgyn, Bergen, town in Hordaland, Norway — ESk Hardr II 2/3, ESk Ingdr 3/8, 4/7, Rv Lv 2/8, Máni Lv 1/2, Snæk Lv 1/7, Sturl Hákkv 25/15, Sturl Hákfl 11/2, Anon Nkt 55/11, 58/7, 64/5

Bláland ‘Dark-land’, North Africa — Bǫlv Hardr 5/4, Sjórs Lv 3/6, Sturl Hryn 21/4

Bót, Bute, island off the western coast of Scotland — Sturl Hrafn 10/3

Byrða, Børøya, island between Namdalen and Nordmøre, Norway — Ív Sig 28/2

Danmǫrk, Denmark — ÞjóðA Magn 9/6, 12/6, ÞjóðA Sex 10/4, Arn Magndr 5/8, 7/2, Þfagr Sveinn 10/8, Mark Eirdr 4/8, 25/1, Anon (Knýtl) 1/2, Anon (Hák) 3/3

Dollshellir, Dollsteinshola, cave on Sandsøya, Sunnmøre, Norway — Rv Lv 3/3

Dyflinn, Dublin, Ireland — Arn Þorfdr 23/4, Mberf Lv 6/2

Dýrnes, Deerness, peninsula on the east side of Mainland, Orkney — Arn Þorfdr 6/4

Ekkjall, the river Oykell, Scotland — Arn Þorfdr 9/6

Ekreyjar, Öckerö, island off the estuary of the Götaälv, Sweden — Sturl Hákfl 8/4

Elfr, the Götaälv, river in south-western Sweden (see also Gautelfr) — ÞjóðA Magnfl 5/1, ÞjóðA Har 7/2, Þfagr Sveinn 5/1, Þham Magndr 4/1, Gísl Magnkv 17/3, Ív Sig 22/1, 23/7, ESk Elfv 1/5, Sturl Hryn 5/5, 11/1, 14/8, Sturl Hákkv 37/1, Anon Nkt 6/10

England — Hharð Lv 11/5, Arn Hardr 10/5, Hjǫrtr Lv 3/8, ÞSkall Valfl 2/8, Anon Nkt 39/11, Anon (HSig) 4/5

Erri, Ærø, island in Denmark — Ív Sig 19/4

Eyjar, the Isles, Shetland, Orkney and the Hebrides — Arn Þorfdr 24/5

Eyrar, Øra, Trondheim, Norway — Sturl Hákkv 9/16

Eyra(r)sund, Øresund, the strait between Denmark and Sweden — Halli XI Fl 1/2, Sturl Hryn 16/8

it Eystra Salt, the Baltic Sea — Arn Hryn 4/2

Falstr, Falster, island in Denmark — Stúfr Stúfdr 5/1

Fenney, Venice, Italy — Mark Eirdr 8/4

Finnbygðir, the settlements of the Saami, North Norway — Sturl Hrafn 1/4

Finnmǫrk, Finnmark, district in North Norway — Anon Nkt 6/11

Fitjar, place on the island of Stord, Hordaland, Norway — Sigv Berv 5/1, Anon Nkt 13/2

Fjón, Fyn (Funen), island in Denmark — ÞjóðA Magn 6/6, 7/5, 13/3, Arn Magndr 18/1, Arn Hardr 1/3, Valg Har 7/5

Forminterra, Formentera, island in the Mediterreanen — Hskv Útkv 1/4

Fors, Foss, near Munkedal in present-day Bohuslän, Sweden — Anon Nkt 59/8

Foxerni, Fuxerna, near Lilla Edet, close to the Götaälv, Sweden, site of the battle of Fuxerna (c. 1101) — Eldj Lv 2/4

Frakkland, the kingdom of the Franks — Mark Eirdr 24/2

Fyrileifr, Färlev, near Foss in present-day Bohuslän, Sweden, site of the battle of Färlev (9 August, 1134) — Ingimarr Lv 1/2

Garðar, north-west Russia — Hharð Gamv 1/8, 2/8, 3/8, 5/8, 6/8, ÞjóðA Sex 9/2, Arn Rǫgndr 1/3, Arn Magndr 1/8, Arn Hardr 17/3, Bǫlv Hardr 1/8, Valg Har 5/3, Mark Eirdr 3/2, 4/2, Anon Nkt 33/2

Gaulardalr, Gauldalen, valley in Trøndelag, Norway — Anon Nkt 18/2

Gautelfr, the Götaälv, river in south-western Sweden (see also Elfr) — Sturl Hrafn 1/7

Geitkjǫrr, unidentified p. n. (Kärra?) in northern Halland, present-day Sweden — Sturl Hryn 7/8

Glaumsteinn, unidentified p. n. in Halland, present-day Sweden — Sturl Hryn 11/8

Goðnarfjǫrðr, the Randersfjord, fjord in Jylland, Denmark — Hharð Lv 4/3

Grenland, present-day Nedre Telemark and Bamble, Norway — Bkrepp Magndr 8/5

Grikkland, Greece — ÞSkegg Hardr 1/2

Griksalt, the Aegean Sea — ESk Sigdr I 3/4

Grímsbýr, Grimsby, town in England — Rv Lv 2/4

Hákarlastrǫnd, the beach from Nordnesodden to Tollbua in Bergen, Norway — Ólhv Hryn 2/8

Halland, district in present-day south-western Sweden, earlier a part of Denmark — Arn Hardr 2/7, Halli XI Fl 1/8, Steinn Nizv 3/6, Steinn Óldr 9/6, Bkrepp Magndr 1/4, Sturl Hryn 4/5, 7/5, 11/6

Hallvarðskirkja, Hallvardskirken, ‘Church of S. Hallvarðr’, Oslo, Norway — Anon Nkt 51/7-8

Hals, Hals by Limfjorden, Denmark — Anon Nkt 16/14

Harmr, Velfjorden, fjord in Nordland, Norway — Bkrepp Magndr 2/4

Haugr, Haug, royal farmstead near Stiklestad, Trøndelag, Norway — ÞjóðA Sex 1/1, Stúfr Stúfdr 1/6

Heiðabýr, -bœr, Hedeby, in North Schleswig, present-day Germany — ÞjóðA Magnfl 6/2, Þfagr Sveinn 1/3-4, 6/1, Anon (HSig) 2/4

Helganes, Helgenæs, peninsula near Århus in Jylland, Denmark — ÞjóðA Magnfl 17/2, Arn Hryn 15/4, Arn Magndr 12/2

Hísing, Hisingen, island in the Götaälv, Sweden — ESk Run 4/3

Hjaltland, Shetland — Arn Þorfdr 12/2

Hjartarpollr, Hartlepool, England — ESk Run 6/4

Hlaðir, Lade, in Trondheim, Norway — Gísl Magnkv 6/4

Hleiðr, Lejre, Sjælland, Denmark — Steinn Nizv 2/6

Hlésey, Læsø, island in Denmark — ÞjóðA Har 6/1, ESk Hardr I 2/4, ESk Hardr II 5/2-3

Holmr see Hólmr

Hólmr, Holmen, island in the bay of Bergen, Norway — HSn Lv 2/1

Hólmr inn gráni, Holmengrå, island in Hvaler, present-day Sweden — ESk Ingdr 1/1, 3

Hornskógr, forest near Hornslæt, Jylland, Denmark — Grani Har 1/4

Hrafnseyrr, Ravenseer/Ravenspurn, now Spurn Head, Yorkshire — Steinn Óldr 4/4

Hringaríki, Ringerike, district in Norway — Anon Nkt 5/4

Hringstaðir, Ringsted, Sjælland, Denmark — ÞjóðA Magn 4/8

Hróiskelda, Roskilde, town in Sjælland, Denmark — Valg Har 8/2

Hrott, Rott, island off Sola, Rogaland, Norway — Blakkr Lv 2/7

Hrund, Runde, island in Sunnmøre, Norway — ESk Run 10/2

Humra, the river Humber, England — Árm Lv 2/1

Hveðn, Hven, island in Denmark — ESk Hardr I 1, 3, ESk Hardr II 4/3

Hvítabýr, Whitby, England — ESk Run 7/4

Íl, Islay, island in the Hebrides — Bkrepp Magndr 8/3, Sturl Hrafn 7/7

Imbólum, unidentified p. n. — Rv Lv 30/8

Írland, Ireland — Anon Nkt 44/3

Ívist, North Uist, island in the Hebrides — Bkrepp Magndr 7/2, Gísl Magnkv 9/4

Ívíza, Ibiza, island in the Mediterranean — Hskv Útdr 9/4

Jákóbsland, Galicia, northern Spain — ESk Sigdr I 2/3

Jóm, Wollin, present-day Poland — Arn Hryn 12/4, Arn Magndr 8/3

Jórðán, the river Jordan — Stúfr Stúfdr 3/4, Þstf Stuttdr 5/8, ESk Sigdr I 4/8, Rv Lv 16/4, 27/4

Jórðǭn see Jórðán

Jórsalir, Jerusalem — Stúfr Stúfdr 2/4, Mark Eirdr 26/8, Ív Sig 9/2, ESk Sigdr I 4/2, Anon Nkt 49/6

Jótland, Jylland (Jutland), Denmark — Arn Magndr 6/8, 15/4

Jótlandshaf, Kattegat, the sea between Denmark and Sweden — Þfagr Sveinn 8/8

Kalmarnes, headland of Kalmar, south-eastern Sweden — Ív Sig 17/8

Kaupangr, present-day city of Trondheim, Norway — Steinn Óldr 7/2, Mberf Lv 6/3, Anon Nkt 41/8

Kristskirkja, Kristkirken ‘Church of Christ’, Trondheim, Norway — Anon Nkt 31/5-6, 35/7, 41/7

Kristskirkja, Kristkirken ‘Church of Christ’, Bergen, Norway — Anon Nkt 55/9-10

Krít, Crete, island in the Aegean — Árm Lv 4/8

Krókaskógr, Sörbygden, Bohuslän, present-day Sweden — Kolli Ingdr 3/8

Kvildir, Kville, northwest of Hamburgsund, Bohuslän, present-day Sweden — Ív Sig 30/4

Kýrfjǫll, unidentified p. n. in Vestfold, Norway — Játg Lv  1/2

Kǫrmt, Karmøy, island in Rogaland, Norway — ESk Elfv 1/8,

Láka, Låke, farmstead in Nannestad, Romerike, Norway — Ólhv Hryn 8/3, Sturl Hákkv 10/6

Langatún, unidentified p. n. (Langton?) in England — ESk Run 9/8

Langeyjarsund, Langösund, Hvaler, present-day Sweden — Kolli Ingdr 5/8

Leikbjǫrg, unidentified p. n. in south-eastern Norway — ESk Run 3/4

Limafjǫrðr, Limfjorden, fjord in Jylland, Denmark — Anon Nkt 16/16

Listi, Lista, Vest-Agder, Norway — Ív Sig 24/1, Balti Sigdr 1/1

Lizibón, Lisbon, Portugal — Hskv Útdr 3/4

Ljóðhús, Lewis, island in the Hebrides — Bkrepp Magndr 5/1

Ljóðhús, Lödöse, on the Götaälv, Sweden — Sturl Hákkv 37/8, Sturl Hákfl 7/4

Lundr, Lund, town in Skåne, present-day Sweden — ÞjóðA Magn 5/3, 10/8, Mark Eirdr 25/2

Manork, Minorca, island in the Mediterranean — Hskv Útdr 10/4

Miklagarðr, Constantinople, Byzantium — Bǫlv Hardr 2/6, Mark Eirdr 28/4, Rv lv 31/4

Mostrarsund, unidentified p. n. in northern Halland, present-day Sweden — Sturl Hryn 6/4

Mynni, Minne, Akershus, Norway — Kolli Ingdr 1/1

Mœrr, Möre, near Kalmar in south-eastern Sweden — Ív Sig 21/2

Mœrr, Nord- and Sunnmøre, districts in western Norway Ív Sig 31/1, Anon Nkt 62/2

Mǫn, the Isle of Man — Arn Þorfdr 16/6

Nerbón, Narbonne, France — Rv Lv 16/8, 25/8

Nesjar, peninsulas between Langesundsfjorden and Tønsbergfjorden, southern Norway — Ív Sig 24/4, Anon Nkt 27/2

Nið, Nidelven, river flowing through the city of Trondheim, Norway —ÞjóðA Har 2/5, Arn Hardr 14/3

Niðarbakki, the banks of Nidelven (Nið), Trondheim — Sturl Hákkv 23/4, Anon Nkt 48/4

Niz, the river Nissan in Halland, present-day Sweden — ÞjóðA Sex 14/7, Arn Hardr 2/2, Stúfr Stúfdr 7/4, Steinn Nizv 5/7

Nóregr, Norway — Sigv Berv 18/2, ÞjóðA Magnfl 3/4, ÞjóðA Har 7/3, Arn Hryn 8/2, Arn Magndr 4/5, 7/4, Valg Har 11/8, Steinn Óldr 7/8, 14/6, Hskv Hardr 5/2, Ólhv Hryn 5/5, 9/4, Sturl Hryn 4/8, 12/8, Anon Nkt 6/14, 16/8, 19/6, 35/6, 54/4, Anon (Mberf) 1/6

Nǫrvasund, the Straits of Gibraltar, Spain — Hskv Útdr 6/4, Oddi Lv 3/8

Orkneyjar, Orkney — Þsvart Lv 1/2, Sigm Lv 1/4

Ósló, Oslo, Norway — Gísl Magnkv 2/1, Ólhv Hryn 10/1, Sturl Hákkv 6/4, Sturl Hákfl 5/3, Anon Nkt 51/2, 60/10

Óslófjǫrðr, Oslofjorden, Norway — Sturl Hákkv 13/4

Peita, Poitou, France — Arn Hryn 9/8

Péttlandsfjǫrðr, Pentland Firth, between Orkney and Scotland — Arn Þorfdr 21/2

Pílavík, unidentified p. n. (Willoughby?) in England — ESk Run 9/4

Portyrja, Portør, Telemark, Norway — Anon (Hsona) 1/2

Rauðabjǫrg, possibly Roberry, Orkney — Arn Þorfdr 20/8

Raumsdalr, Romsdalen, valley in Møre og Romsdal, western Norway — Anon Nkt 62/8

Ré, Rügen, island in present-day north-eastern Germany — Arn Magndr 9/1

Rín, the river Rhine — Mark Eirdr 31/2, ESk Run 6/8, Sturl Hryn 15/4, Sturl Hákfl 1/3

Rogaland, Rogaland, district in south-western Norway — Anon Nkt 9/4

Róm, Rome, Italy — Mark Eirdr 8/2,10/2, 10/8, Ív Sig 8/1

Sandey, Sanda, island south of Kintyre, Scotland — Bkrepp Magndr 8/2

Sandvík, Sandwick, Orkney — Arn Þorfdr 8/8

Sanntíri, Kintyre, Scotland — Bkrepp Magndr 9/1 (see also Sátíri)

Sarpr, Sarpfossen, waterfall in Sarpsborg, Østfold, Norway — Hskv Hardr 3/4

Sátíri, Kintyre, Scotland — Sturl Hrafn 9/3 (see also Sanntíri)

Sauðungssund, Sauesund, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway — Anon Nkt 25/15-16

Saxland, Saxony — Mark Eirdr 23/8

Selund, Sjælland (Zealand), island in Denmark — ÞjóðA Magn 4/4, Valg Har 7/4

Serkland, land of the Saracens — ÞjóðA Sex 2/2, ÞjóðA Lv 4/6, Þfisk Lv 3/5, Þstf Lv 3/6

Sigtúnir, -tún, Sigtuna, city north of Stockholm, Sweden — ÞjóðA Magnfl 2/8, Arn Magndr 2/8, Valg Har 5/8

Sikiley, Sicily, Italy — Hharð Gamv 2/1, ÞjóðA Sex 2/8, Bǫlv Hardr 4/6, Valg Har 1/4

Sintré, Sintra, town northwest of Lisbon, Portugal — Hskv Útdr 2/4

Skáney, Skåne (Scania), district in present-day southern Sweden — ÞjóðA Magn 9/8, 10/6, Arn Magndr 16/4, Valg Har 6/8

Skáneyr, Skanör, peninsula in south-western Skåne, Sweden — ÞjóðA Magn 14/8

Skíð, Skye, island in the Hebrides — Bkrepp Magndr 6/2, Gísl Magnkv 9/1

Skotborgará, the river Kongeå, Jylland, Denmark —ÞjóðA Magnfl 6/4, Arn Hryn 13/2

Skotborgarǭ see Skotborgará

Skotland, Scotland — Arn Þorfdr 9/8, Sturl Hrafn 9/8, 16/8

Skǫrpusker, the Farne Islands, Northumberland, England — ESk Run 8/3

Sogn, district in western Norway — ÞjóðA Magn 1/3, ÞjóðA Sex 17/1, Anon Nkt 63/6

Spánn, Spain — Hskv Útdr 2/2, Rv Lv 20/1, 22/6, 23/7

Staðr, Stadlandet, Nordfjord, Norway — Steinn Óldr 11/6

Staðr, Stadsbygd, Trøndelag, Norway — Gísl Magnkv 4/8

Stafangr, Stavanger, town in Rogaland, Norway — Arn Hryn 10/5

Staurr, Point of Stoer, on the north-western coast of Scotland — Ív Sig 6/4

Stiklastaðir, Stiklestad, Trøndelag, Norway, site of the battle of Stiklestad (29 July 1030) — Anon Nkt 30/7-8

Stræti, Øvregaten, street in Bergen, Norway — ESk Ingdr 3/1

Suðreyjar, the Hebrides — Sturl Hrafn 7/4, 10/8

Sunnmœrr, Sunnmøre, district in western Norway — Snæk Lv 1/4

Sverrisborg, Sverresborg, fortification in Bergen, Norway — Anon (Sv) 4/4, Anon (Sv) 5/4

Svíþjóð, Svealand, Sweden, as opposed to Götaland — ÞjóðA Magnfl 3/2, Arn Magndr 3/1, Valg Har 6/4

Svǫlðrarvágr, the Bay of Svolder, unidentified p. n. in the Baltic, site of the battle of Svolder (9 September 1000) — Anon Nkt 22/7

Sæheimr, Seim, Nordhordland, Norway — Anon Nkt 15/4

Sætt, Sidon, city in present-day Lebanon — ESk Sigdr I 5/1

Torfnes, Tarbatness, Scotland — Arn Þorfdr 9/2

Túnsberg, Tønsberg, town in Vestfold, Norway — Þskakk Erldr 2/4, Játg Lv 1/8

Tyrvist, Tiree, island in the Hebrides — Bkrepp Magndr 6/3

Ulfasund see Úlfasund

Úlfasund, Ulvesundet, sound in Nordfjord, Norway — Sigv Berv 9/7

Unnardys, Hummerdus, island in Vest-Agder, Norway — Máni Lv 1/8

Upplǫnd, Oppland(ene), present-day Hadeland, Romerike, Gudbrandsdalen, Østerdalen, Norway — Gísl Magnkv 17/4, Ólhv Hryn 8/2, Sturl Hákkv 2/3, Sturl Hákfl 3/6

Úsa, the river Ouse, Yorkshire, England — Arn Hardr 7/3, Steinn Óldr 2/1

Útsteinn, Utstein, on Mosterøy in Boknafjorden, Hordaland, Norway — ESk Lv 6/4

Vágar, Vågan, in Lofoten, Norway — Ív Sig 26/8, 27/2

Valsnes, Valsneset, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway — Ív Sig 29/2

Varna, Værne, Østfold, Norway — Sturl Hákfl 1/1

Vatsfjǫrðr, possibly Loch Vatten, Skye, the Hebrides — Arn Þorfdr 13/1

Vermaland, Värmland, district in south-eastern Sweden — Sturl Hákfl 4/8

Veslu sandar, unidentified p. n., North-East England — Árm Lv 2/4

Vestland, West Pomerania (?), Germany — Arn Magndr 9/4

Vík, Viken, area around Oslofjorden (Øst- and Vestfold), Norway — Anon Nkt 60/7

Þjóð, Thy, Jylland, Denmark — Stúfr Stúfdr 6/1

Þjólarnes, near the river Gudenå in Jylland, Denmark — Grani Har 2/4

Þrándheimr, Trøndelag, Norway — Ólhv Hryn 8/5, Sturl Hákfl 3/4

Þrasnes, unidentified p. n. — Oddi Lv 4/3

Þrœndalǫg, Trøndelag, district in Norway — Anon (Sv) 1/8

Þumli, southern part of Hisingen, in the Götaälv — ÞjóðA Har 7/5

Þursasker, possibly The Skerries, east of Shetland —Arn Þorfdr 23/2

Yrjar, Ørland, in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway — Gísl Magnkv 3/5

Ǫngulsey, Anglesey, island off the western coast of Wales — Gísl Magnvk 11/3

Ǫngulssund, the Menai Strait between Wales and Anglesey — Bkrepp Magndr 11/2

Ǫrvahamrar ‘Arrow-crags’, unidentified p. n. in Trøndelag, Norway — Gísl Magnkv 4/4

© Skaldic Project Academic Body, unless otherwise noted. Database structure and interface developed by Tarrin Wills. All users of material on this database are reminded that its content may be either subject to copyright restrictions or is the property of the custodians of linked databases that have given permission for members of the skaldic project to use their material for research purposes. Those users who have been given access to as yet unpublished material are further reminded that they may not use, publish or otherwise manipulate such material except with the express permission of the individual editor of the material in question and the General Editor of the volume in which the material is to be published. Applications for permission to use such material should be made in the first instance to the General Editor of the volume in question. All information that appears in the published volumes has been thoroughly reviewed. If you believe some information here is incorrect please contact Tarrin Wills with full details.

This is a backup server for skaldic.abdn.ac.uk. Any changes made here will be lost.