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Crimsoning the Eagle's Claw: The Viking Poems of Rǫgnvaldr Kali Kolsson, Earl of Orkney

List of contents

Preface by Kevin Crossley-Holland / 7
Translator’s Introduction / 11

Early Poems / 27
Incidents in the Earl’s Daily Life / 33
Shetland Shipwreck / 43
The Lady Ermingerd / 51
Seafaring and Piracy / 61
Jerusalem / 69
Sailing to Byzantium / 75
Illness, Loss / 79
In Praise of R?gnvaldr / 83

Notes on the Translation / 91
Biographical Notes / 93
Translator’s Acknowledgements / 95