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Note to Ív Sig 20II

[2] átta snekkjur ‘eight warships’: For snekkja, see Note to st. 12/2 above. Hkr (ÍF 28, 309) also mentions the number of ships: hrauð þar átta snekkjur ‘he cleared eight warships there’.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. ÍF 26-8 = Heimskringla. Ed. Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson. 1941-51.
  3. Internal references
  4. Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘Heimskringla (Hkr)’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols [check printed volume for citation].

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