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Lexicon Poeticum

Lexicon Poeticum

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Mark Eirdr 1II/2 — grundar ‘of the land’

Harra kveðk at hróðrgjǫrð dýrri
hauklundaðan Dana grundar.

Kveðk hauklundaðan harra grundar Dana at dýrri hróðrgjǫrð.

I summon the hawk-minded lord of the land of the Danes [= Nikulás Sveinsson] to a choice work of praise.

notes

[1, 2] harra grundar Dana ‘lord of the land of the Danes [= Nikulás Sveinsson]’: This was Eiríkr’s younger brother, who succeeded him to the Dan. throne (r. 1104-34).

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