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Note to HSt Rst 24I

[5] íðvands ‘carefully-acting’: Konráð Gíslason (1895-7), with Finnur Jónsson (Skj A), reads nom. sg. íðvandr, referring to the skald, but gen. sg. íðvands, qualifying the kenning for Óláfr, is equally possible as the graphs representing <r> and <s> are often identical in Bb.


  1. Bibliography
  2. Skj A = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1912-15a. Den norsk-islandske skjaldedigtning. A: Tekst efter håndskrifterne. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Villadsen & Christensen. Rpt. 1967. Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger.
  3. Konráð Gíslason. 1895-7. Efterladte skrifter. 2 vols. I: Forelæsninger over oldnordiske skjaldekvad. II: Forelæsninger og videnskablige afhandlinger. Copenhagen: Gyldendal.


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