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Note to Hharð Gamv 1II

[5] ungr við ungan ‘young, from the young’: Whereas Haraldr was fifteen years old at the time of this battle, Óláfr was around thirty-five years old (see ÍF 27, lxxxviii) and could hardly be called ‘young’.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. ÍF 26-8 = Heimskringla. Ed. Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson. 1941-51.

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