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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

1. Contents (DW)
2. General Introduction (MCR)
3. Volume Editor’s Preface and Acknowledgements (DW)
4. General Abbreviations (DW)
5. Sigla used in this volume (TW)
6. Technical Terms in this volume (DW)
7. Contributors (DW)
8. Volume Introduction (DW)
-. Poetry for Scandinavian Rulers 1: The Corpus
A. Bibliography (HB)
B. Index of First Lines (TW)
C. Indices of Names and Terms (DW)
X. Changes and corrections since printing

(Vol. I. Poetry for Scandinavian Rulers 1: From Mythological Times to c. 1035 > 8. Volume Introduction)

8. Volume Introduction (DW)

[Note: See also the General Introduction above. The Volume Introduction to SkP I is by Diana Whaley, with the following exceptions, gratefully acknowledged. Sections 1 and 6 contain materials originally produced by Margaret Clunies Ross for SkP VII and relevant to all or most of the SkP volumes. Section 3 was written by Kari Ellen Gade, Kate Heslop and Diana Whaley, with formatting of stemmata by Tarrin Wills, and Section 4 is the work of Kate Heslop and Diana Whaley.]

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1. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages — a new edition (MCR)

2. The poetry in this volume (DW)

3. Sources for skaldic poetry cited in the kings’ sagas: manuscripts, facsimiles and editions (KEG)

4. Biographies (KSH)

5. Metres and poetic diction (DW)

6. How to use this edition (MCR)

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