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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Nkt 11II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 11’ 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, p. 769.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal
101112

heiptargjarn ‘vengeance-eager’

heiftargjarn (adj.): vengeance-eager

notes

[3] heiptargjarn ‘vengeance-eager’: Could also be taken in the more general sense ‘battle-eager’. See also st. 53/7.

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harðráðr ‘The harsh-ruling’

harðráðr (adj.): hard-ruling

kennings

Harðráðr mýgir hersa
‘The harsh-ruling oppressor of hersar
   = RULER

The harsh-ruling oppressor of hersar → RULER
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hersa ‘of hersar

hersir (noun m.; °-is; -ar): cheiftan

kennings

Harðráðr mýgir hersa
‘The harsh-ruling oppressor of hersar
   = RULER

The harsh-ruling oppressor of hersar → RULER
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mýgir ‘oppressor’

mýgir (noun m.): oppressor

kennings

Harðráðr mýgir hersa
‘The harsh-ruling oppressor of hersar
   = RULER

The harsh-ruling oppressor of hersar → RULER
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aldri ‘never’

aldri (adv.): never

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Eiríkr blóðøx and his sons went into exile the year after the return of Eiríkr’s half-brother, Hákon. See Theodoricus (MHN 7), Ágr (ÍF 29, 8), Fsk (ÍF 29, 76), HákgóðHkr (ÍF 26, 152).

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