Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to HSt Rst 8I

[5] illri þjóðu ‘evil people’: Konráð Gíslason (1895-7) suggests that ‘evil people’ is a reference to pagans and their faith (cf. st. 9). However, it is more likely that it refers to the (unidentified) vikings mentioned in l. 8.


  1. Bibliography
  2. Konráð Gíslason. 1895-7. Efterladte skrifter. 2 vols. I: Forelæsninger over oldnordiske skjaldekvad. II: Forelæsninger og videnskablige afhandlinger. Copenhagen: Gyldendal.


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