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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Vol. I. Poetry for Scandinavian Rulers 1: From Mythological Times to c. 1035
 

C. Indices of Names and Terms

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

(Vol. I. Poetry for Scandinavian Rulers 1: From Mythological Times to c. 1035 > C. Indices of Names and Terms > 5. Place Names)

5. Place Names (DW)

Á in helga, Helgeå, Skåne — Ótt Knútdr 11/3

Assatúnir, Ashingdon, Essex, England — Ótt Knútdr 10/4

Bálagarðssíða, unidentified p. n., possibly in Finland — Sigv Víkv 3/7-8

Bókn, Bokn, islands of Vestre Bokn and Austre Bokn in Boknafjorden, Rogaland, Norway — Sigv Erlfl 3/4, BjHall Kálffl 1/4

Borró, Borre, Vestfold, Norway — Þjóð Yt 24/10

Brandfurða, Brentford, Middlesex, England — Ótt Knútdr 7/4

Danaskógar, probably the Forest of Dean, England — Ótt Knútdr 10/8

Danmǫrk, Denmark — Eskál Vell 25/4, Vagn Lv 1/4, Hfr Óldr 2/6, Sigv Knútdr 6/2, Ótt Hfl 3/4, Þloft Tøgdr 6/8, BjHall Kálffl 6/4, Bjbp Jóms 10/2, Anon (Styrb) 2/5

Dofrafjall, Dovrefjell, mountain range in Norway — Sigv Lv 10/8

Dofrar, district south of Dovrefjell, Norway — Eskál Vell 25/7

Egðir, Agder, district in southern Norway — ÞKolb Eirdr 9/8, Sigv Nesv 3/4

Eið, p. n. of uncertain identity in Sweden or Norway — Sigv Austv 2/1

Eiðar, probably the same as Eið — Sigv Austv 3/2, Ótt Hfl 19/5

Eiðaskógr, probably Eidskogen, forest in Norway — Sigv Austv 8/2, 14/4

Eikundasund, Eigersund, Rogaland, Norway — Þloft Tøgdr 3/8

England — Þjsk Sveindr 1/4, Sigv Lv 16/2, HSt Rst 4/6, Anon Liðs 3/8, Anon Óldr 5/4

Eyjar, the Isles, Orkney, sometimes also Shetland and the Hebrides — TorfE Lv 2/3 (Orkney), HSt Rst 11/4, Anon Óldr 12/2

Eylimafjǫrðr = Limafjǫrðr, Limfjorden, fjord in Jutland, Denmark — Glúmr Gráf 11/4 (see also Limfjǫrðr)

Eyrarsund, Øresund, the strait between Denmark and Sweden — Hár Lv 1/6

Eysýsla, Saaremaa, Estonia — Sigv Víkv 2/4, Ótt Hfl 7/8 (see also Sýsla)

Fetlafjǫrðr, possibly Betanzos, Galicia, Spain — Sigv Víkv 12/3

Fíf, Fife, Scotland — Sigv Lv 12/3

Firðir, Fjordane, district in western Norway — Gunnh Lv 1/4

Fitjar, place on the island of Stord (ON Storð) — ÞSjár Þórdr 1/4

Fjalir, Fjaler, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway — Eyv Hál 7/8

Fold, probably = Vestfold, district in southern Norway — Þjóð Yt 26/10

Fýri, Fyrisån, river in Uppland, Sweden — Þjóð Yt 6/12

Fýrisvellir, Fýrisvǫllr, south of modern Uppsala — Eyv Lv 8/3, ÞHjalt Lv 1/1 (Fýrisvǫllr)

Gandvík, possibly the White Sea or Arctic Ocean — EValg Lv 1/6

Garðar, north-west Russia — Hfr Óldr 4/4, Edáð Banddr 6/8, Ólhelg Lv 9/8, Sigv ErfÓl 23/6, Sigv Lv 25/2, 28/6, BjHall Kálffl 3/3, 6/8, HSt Rst 2/2, 3/2, HSt Frag 1/4, Anon Óldr 3/2

Gautland, Götaland, Sweden — Eskál Vell 30/8

Geirstaðir, Gjekstad, Vestfold, Norway — Þjóð Yt 26/14

Goðmarr, probably Gullmaren, Bohuslän, present-day Sweden — Tindr Hákdr 11/4

Gotland, island east of the Swedish mainland — Edáð Banddr 4/6

Gríkland, Greece — Þloft Hfl 1/2

Grímsey, island off northern Iceland — Eþver Lv 1/4

Gríslupollr, possibly Castropol, Asturias, Spain — Sigv Víkv 11/4

Grœnaveldi = Grœnland, Greenland — HSt Rst 11/3 (see also Grœnland)

Grœnland — Anon Óldr 12/5 (see also Grœnaveldi)

Gunnvaldsborg, unidentified fortified place in Iberia — Sigv Víkv 13/6

Fitjar, place on the island of Stord (ON Storð), Hordaland, Norway, site of a battle c. 961 — ÞSjár Þórdr 1/4

Haðaland, Hadeland, district in Oppland, south-eastern Norway — Vitg Lv l/8

Hádýr, Hådyret, Rogaland, Norway — Þloft Tøgdr 3/3

Hafrsfjǫrðr, Hafrsfjorden, near Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway, site of a battle c. 885-c. 890 — Þjóð Har 4/8, Þhorn Harkv 7/1, 11/7

Hals see Háls

Háls, Hals, Jutland, Denmark — Glúmr Gráf 11/6

Hangrar, unidentified p. n. in Sweden — Sigv Ást 1/5

Heiðabýr, ‑bœr, Hedeby, in northern Schleswig, present-day Germany — Hfr Óldr 2/7, 8

Hemmingaborg, probably Hemingbrough, East Yorkshire, England — Ótt Knútdr 5/6

Herdalar, unidentified p. n., possibly in Finland — Sigv Víkv 3/2

Hillar, Hille and other islands in Vest-Agder, Norway — Sigv Lv 21/5

Himinfjǫll, unidentified p. n. in Sweden — Þjóð Yt 19/4

Hjaltland, Shetland — Anon Óldr 12/1

Hjǫrnagli, Tjernagel, Hordaland, Norway — Þloft Tøgdr 4/3

Hjǫrungavágr, probably Liavågen, Møre og Romsdal, Norway — Bjbp Jóms 20/8

Hof, (probably) unidentified p. n. in Sweden or Norway — Sigv Austv 4/1

Hóll, unidentified p. n., possibly in Brittany, France — Sigv Víkv 10/5

Holmr see Hólmr

Hólmr, probably Bornholm (ON Borgundarhólmr), island in present-day Denmark — Hfr Óldr 4/1

Holtar, probably Holtan, Borre, Vestfold, Norway — Þjóð Yt 24/6

Hringmaraheiðr, Ringmere Heath, Norfolk, England — Sigv Víkv 7/5, Ótt Hfl 9/3

Hringsfjǫrðr, unidentified p. n., possibly in Brittany, France — Sigv Víkv 10/4

Hverbjǫrg, unidentified p. n. in Verdal (ON Veradalr), Nord-Trøndelag, Norway — Þorm Lv 18/4

Ísland, Iceland — HSt Rst 11/1

Jaðarr, Jæren, district in southern Norway — Þjóð Lv 2/8, Þhorn Harkv 11/6, Ólhelg Lv 6/4, 7/4, Sigv Erlfl 2/6, 8/4, Bjbp Jóms 17/3

Jóm, stronghold of the Jómsvíkingar on the Baltic coast, identified with present-day Wolin, Poland — Bjbp Jóms 6/2

Jórðán, the river Jordan — Sigv ErfÓl 28/2

Jórvík, York, England — Sigv Knútdr 1/4

Jótland, Jutland (Jylland), Denmark — Sigv Knútdr 9/3

Kantaraborg, Canterbury, England — Sigv Víkv 8/6, Ótt Hfl 10/4

Kinnlimasíða, unidentified p. n., probably in the present-day Netherlands — Sigv Víkv 5/4

Kvinnar, possibly Kvinnherad (ON Kvinnaherað), Sunnhordland, Norway — Þhorn Harkv 5/2

Leira, the river Loire, France — Sigv Víkv 14/4

Limafjǫrðr, Limfjorden, fjord in Jutland, Denmark — Þjóð Yt 12/4, Sigv Knútdr 8/8, Þloft Tøgdr 1/5, 6 (see also Eylimafjǫrðr)

Lindisey, Lindsey, district in Lincolnshire, England — Ótt Knútdr 5/2

Listi, Lista, Vest-Agder, Norway — Sigv Austv 9/6, Þloft Tøgdr 3/1, Anon Óldr 11/2

Lófund, unidentified p. n. in Sweden — Þjóð Yt 17/4

Lundr, Lund, Skåne, present-day Sweden — Hár Lv 2/1

Lundúnir, Lundún, London, England — ÞKolb Eirdr 14/4 (Lundún), Sigv Víkv 6/4, Ótt Hfl 8/4, BjHall Kálffl 4/8, Anon Liðs 10/8

Mont, a mountain or mountains, possibly the Alps — Sigv Lv 18/1

Mœrr, Nord- and Sunnmøre, districts in western Norway — TorfE Lv 1/8, ÞKolb Eirdr 4/6

Mǫn, the Isle of Man — Hfr Óldr 6/2

Nauma, a possible place- or river-name in Norway, unidentified — Tindr Hákdr 6/2

Nið, Nidelven, river flowing through the city of Trondheim, Norway — Þhorn Gldr 8/2, ÞSjár Klœingr l/4, Sigv Knútdr 3/6, Þloft Tøgdr 5/7

Norðvík, Norwich, England — Ótt Knútdr 9/4

Nóregr, Norway — Þjóð Yt 26/2, Glúmr Gráf 7/4, Eskál Vell 22/8, ÞKolb Eirdr 10/4, Sigv Austv 13/8, Sigv Lv 24/2, Ótt Hfl 15/7, Þloft Tøgdr 6/3, HSt Rst 7/2, 11/6, 19/5, ÞGísl Búdr 3/8, Bjbp Jóms 18/4, Anon Oddm 1/4, Anon Óldr 5/6, 12/4

Nýjamóða, probably a place in Suffolk, England — Sigv Víkv 9/4

Peita, Poitou, France — Sigv Víkv 14/8, Ótt Hfl 12/2

Rín, the river Rhine — Sigv Austv 18/2, Hár Lv 1/2, Anon Liðs 3/7

Róm, Rúm, Rome, Italy — Sigv Knútdr 10/6, Sigv ErfÓl 27/1, Sigv Lv 23/6

Rúða, Rouen, France — Sigv Vestv 1/2

Rúm see Róm

Ræningr, unidentified p. n. in Sweden — Þjóð Yt 20/4

Sauðungssund, Sauesund, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway — Sigv Víkv 15/2, 4

Selja, island in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway — Sigv Lv 11/8

Seljupollir, possibly La Guardia, Galicia, Spain — Sigv Víkv 13/3

Selund, Silund, Zealand (Sjælland), island in Denmark — Gsind Hákdr 3/1, Sigv Knútdr 4/4 (Silund)

Silund see Selund

Skáney, Skåne (Scania), district in present-day southern Sweden — Gsind Hákdr 3/4, Glúmr Gráf 2/2, Hfr Óldr 2/4, Sigv Knútdr 6/6

Skíringssalr, hall and/or its territory near Kaupang, Vestfold, Norway — Þjóð Yt 22/10

Skorsteinn, Sherston, Wiltshire, England — Ótt Knútdr 6/8

Skotland, Scotland — Glúmr Gráf 2/6, HSt Rst 6/5

Skúta, probably Skutån, a river in Uppland, Sweden — Þjóð Yt 3/10

Skæreið, unidentified p. n. in south-eastern Norway — Þjóð Yt 22/9

Sogn, district in western Norway — Eskál Vell 21/4

Sótasker, unidentified p. n. in Sweden — Sigv Víkv 1/8

Staðr, Stad, Stadlandet, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway — Ólhelg Lv 4/2, Þloft Tøgdr 4/5, Anon Liðs 9/8

Stafanes, probably Stavenes in Askvoll, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway — Eyv Hál 8/5

Staurr, possibly Staver on the island of Fehmarn, present-day Schleswig-Holstein — Edáð Banddr 5/1

Stíflusund, unidentified p. n. in south-eastern Norway — Þjóð Yt 25/15

Stiklastaðir, Stiklestad, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, site of a battle 29 July 1030 — Sigv ErfÓl 10/7, Þorm Lv 23/3-4, BjHall Kálffl 5/5

Stim, Stemmet, mountain between Nordmøre and Romsdalen, Norway — Þloft Tøgdr 5/4

Storð, Stord, island in Hordaland, Norway — Eyv Hák 7/8

Straumeyjarnes, unidentified p. n. — Eyv Hál 5/8

Strǫnd, an unidentified river — Anon (Styrb) 2/4

Suðrvík, Søndervig, Jutland, Denmark — Sigv Víkv 4/8

Súðvirki, Southwark, London, England — Sigv Víkv 6/8

Sult, Sylte, river in Møre og Romsdal, Norway — Jǫk Lv 1/1

Svíþjóð, Svealand, Sweden, as opposed to Götaland — ÞHjalt Lv 2/3, Hókr Eirfl 1/2, Sigv Austv 1/7, Ótt Hfl 6/4

Sýsla, either Suuremaa, the Estonian mainland (ON Aðalsýsla) or the island of Saaremaa (ON Eysýsla) — Þjóð Yt 18/3 (see also Eysýsla)

Temps, the river Thames, England — Ótt Knútdr 8/8, Anon Liðs 5/8, 9/2

Thesa, the river Tees, northern England — Ótt Knútdr 6/2

Tungur, Tunge, Rogaland, Norway— Sigv Erlfl 2/4, 3/2

Túskaland, Touraine, France — Ótt Hfl 12/4

Upplǫnd, Oppland(ene), present-day Hadeland, Romerike, Gudbrandsdalen and Østerdalen, Norway — Þjóð Har 2/7, Sigv ErfÓl 2/1

Uppsalir, Uppsala, Uppland, Sweden — Þjóð Yt 13/2, 16/16, 21/10

Úsa, the river Ouse, Yorkshire, England — Ótt Knútdr 5/7

Útsteinn, Utstein, Rogaland, Norway — Þhorn Harkv 9/4, Sigv Erlfl 5/7, BjHall Kálffl 2/4

Vaðla, unidentified, possibly a river flowing into Oslofjorden — Þjóð Yt 23/11

Varrandi, possibly Guérande, Brittany, France — Sigv Víkv 14/6

Veiga, Vega, island in Hålogaland, Norway — ÞKolb Eirdr 9/5

Vendill, a district, either Vendel, north of Uppsala, Sweden or Vendsyssel, north of Limfjorden, Denmark — Þjóð Yt 15/8

Vestmarir, unidentified district in south-eastern Norway — Þjóð Yt 26/8

Vettaland, p. n. probably in Bohuslän, present-day Sweden — Brúlf Lv 1/2

Vík, Viken, area around Oslofjorden (Øst- and Vestfold), Norway — Eskál Vell 16/4, Sigv Nesv 1/1

Viljámsbœr, possibly a p. n. in Spain — Sigv Víkv 11/6

Vína, the northern Dvina river, Russia — Glúmr Gráf 6/8, Eskál Vell 11/3

Vǫrvi, unidentified p. n. — Þjóð Yt 8/6

Þótn, Toten, district in Oppland, Norway — Þjóð Yt 22/8

Þrándheimr, Trøndelag, district in Norway — Þloft Glækv 2/4, HSt Rst 15/4

Ǫgló, unidentified p. n. near Skatval, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway — Eyv Hál 9/8

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