16; xxv.-xxix.), quatrains (xxii.-xxiv.) and tetrads and other numerical arrangements (xxx.
The quatrains have been edited at Calcutta (1836) and Teheran (1857 and i862); text and French translation by 3.
The Dittochaeon is a series of quatrains, probably intended to explain forty-nine pictures of a basilica.
If we divide the chapter into quatrains, like ch.
His songs are mostly written in the medieval quatrains (ferskeytla), and are generally of a humorous and satirical character; his convivial songs are known by heart by every modern Icelander; and although some of the poets of the present day are more admired, there is none who is more loved by the people.