Biskups-skip

Old Norse Dictionary - biskups-skip

Meaning of Old Norse word "biskups-skip" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

biskups-skip
a bishop’s ship: the bishops had a special licence for trading; about this matter, vide the Arna b. S. Laur. S. in BS. and some of the deeds in D. I.; the two sees in Icel. had each of them a ship engaged in trade, FmS. ix. 309, v. l.; vide a treatise by Maurer written in Icel., Ný Fél. xxii. 105 sqq.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛋᚴᚢᛒᛋ-ᛋᚴᛁᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
D. I.
Diplomatarium Islandicum. (J. I.)
Fél.
Félags-rit.
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Laur. S.
Laurentius Saga. (D. III.)
Ný Fél.
Ný Félags-rit.
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