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Record #171250:

The hafstramb and margyr of the King's Mirror: an analysis / Waldemar H. Lehn, Irmgard I. Schroeder.

Title: The hafstramb and margyr of the King's Mirror: an analysis / Waldemar H. Lehn, Irmgard I. Schroeder.
Author(s): Lehn, Waldemar H.
Schroeder, Irmgard I.
Date: 2004.
In: Polar Record. (2004.), Vol. 40(213) (2004)
Abstract: King's Mirror is unusually accurate about Greenland and Iceland, but also contains "wonders", usually translated "merman" and "mermaid". Article shows latter was not carry-over from Greek siren. Both are shown to be probably mirages, illustrated by mirages of orca, walrus and boulder.
Notes:

Polar Record. Vol. 40(213) :121-134 (2004).

Keywords: 291.13 -- Myths and mythology.
551.593.11 -- Mirages.
A -- Geophysical sciences (general).
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
SPRI record no.: 171250

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