Skáldskaparmál

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The Skáldskaparmál (Old Norse 'treatise on poetic art; poetics of skaldic poetry') is the second section of the Snorra Edda. It is a handbook for the study of skaldic poetry containing numerous myths in order to explain the kennings which occur in Old Norse poetry. [1]

References

  1. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)