Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Hharð Gamv 2II

[1] Sikiley ‘Sicily’: The p. n. forces resolution on the first syllable of a cpd in the second lift. This is a poetic licence that originated with and became popular with King Haraldr and his poets (see Kuhn 1983, 68).


  1. Bibliography
  2. Kuhn, Hans (1899). 1983. Das Dróttkvætt. Heidelberg: Winter.


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