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What is the reason for the lacunae in lines 2227-2230?

A

The Christian scribes censored the original lines.

B

The lacunae introduce a shift in rhythm different from that created by the caesurae.

C

The manuscript was charred in a fire.

D

The original scops forgot the lines due to the oral nature of the original poem.

E

Here the original vellum was scraped away to make room for llustrations.

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