The Old Town, Therefore, May Have Been Called
Al-Haethum, Or Haethum; So, That If Ohthere Set Out From Stockholm For This
Place, Gotland Was On His Right Hand, And So Was Zealand.
And as he
sailed between Zealand and Funen, or Fyen, all the Danish islands were on
his left hand, and he had the wide sea, that is, the Schager-rack, and
Cattegat to the right.
Farther, when Wulfsten went from Haethum, or Aarhuus
to Truso, he had Weonothland, that is Funen, Fionia, or Fyen to his right;
and to the left were, Langeland, Laeland, Falster, and Sconeg; together
with Bornholm, Bleking, Moehre, Oeland, and Gotland. But Wendenland
remained on his right, all the way to the mouth of the Vistula.
 Forst. Voy. and Disc. 67.
 It appears to me, that the description given by Ohthere, implies,
that Gotland was directly opposite to Sciringes-heal, or to the east.
 Not surely on going southwards, but after he had again turned to the
northwards, after doubling the southern point of Sweden. - E.
 This is certainly true during the latter part of his voyage, after
turning round the south end of Sweden, and standing again to the
northward, between Zealand and Fyen; but in coasting down the shore of
Sweden to the south, he must have left Gotland to the left, - E.
Voyage of Wulfstan in the Baltic as related to Alfred.
Wulfstan said that he sailed from Haethum to Truso in seven days and
nights, the ship being under sail all the time.
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