[ANSTHRLD] name help
herrdetlef at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 17:51:56 PST 2010
Can Kolbrunaskald be documented as an Old Norse given name?
The documention you're referring to suggests that Kolbrunaskald is a byname,
and not a given name. I do not know if patronyms can be constructed from
bynames; I've only seen Old Norse patronyms constructed from given names.
Kolbrunaskald by itself should be a registerable byname. Should it not?
On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Brett Chandler-Finch <
naturemakeswell at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am currently working with HL Svan Coldbrowskaldsson to register his name
> I can document svan
> I can document Kolbrunaskald
> Thormoderr Kolbrunaskald (the poet of the women with coal black eyebrows)
> was a poet in the employ of King Olaf who was quoted by Snorri Sturrleson
> He understands there is probably no way to document coldbrowskaldsson but
> wanted to know if Kolbrunaskaldson would be a passable name. I don't
> it fits within normal practices as it would most likely be skaldson or
> kolbrunaskald but not both. I'd like the advice of those with more
> experience with norse/icelandic naming practices
> Brett Chandler-Finch
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