hamnuvapn (OSw) noun

In SdmL each hamna, a district in the naval defence organization, had to supply their man with a set of weapons, consisting of shield, sword, spear and iron hat, as a parallel to the individual folkvapn (q.v.). The hamna also had to provide some sort of armour as well as a bow and arrows.


weapons of the sea warrior district OSw SdmL Till Refs:

Schlyter s.v. hamnu vapn; SL SdmL, 241

Citation
  • ‘hamnuvapn’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1979
    (03/01/2024)