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Hrókr inn svarti (Hróksv)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Hrókskviða (Hrkv) - 27

not in Skj

Hrókskviða — Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))

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in texts: Hálf

This edition is currently in preparation and will be published in a forthcoming volume of the series. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 51 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 1) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 345] — Hróksv Hrkv 1VIII (Hálf 51)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Nú mun segja
sonr Hámundar,
hvert eðli var
okkart bræðra;
var minn faðir
miklu fremri,
haukr gǫrr at hug,
en Haki yðvarr.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 1 (AII, 265; BII, 286); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 51
 
2 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 52 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 2) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 346] — Hróksv Hrkv 2VIII (Hálf 52)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Vildi engi
við Vífil jafnask,
þótt Hámundar
hjarðar gætti;
sák engan þann
svína-hirði
huglausari
en Heðins arfa.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 2 (AII, 265; BII, 286-7); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 52
 
3 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 53 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 3) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 347] — Hróksv Hrkv 3VIII (Hálf 53)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Mín var æfi
miklu æðri,
þás vér Hálfi
horskum fylgðum;
bárum allir
eitt ráð saman
ok herjuðum
hvert land yfir.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 3 (AII, 265; BII, 287); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 53
 
4 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 54 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 4) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 348] — Hróksv Hrkv 4VIII (Hálf 54)

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Hǫfðum allir
haukmanna lund,
hvars fróðhugaðr
frama kostaði;
gengum í gǫgnum
með grá hjálma
fullstórir ǫll
folklǫnd níu.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 4 (AII, 265; BII, 287); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 54
 
5 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 55 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 5) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 348] — Hróksv Hrkv 5VIII (Hálf 55)

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Hálf sák hǫggva
hǫndum báðum,
hafðit hilmir
hlífskjǫld fyr sér;
finnr engi maðr,
þótt fari víða,
hæfra hjarta
ok hugprúðara.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 5 (AII, 265; BII, 287); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 55
 
6 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 56 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 6) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 349] — Hróksv Hrkv 6VIII (Hálf 56)

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Mæla virðar,
þeirs vitu eigi,
at Hálfs frami
heimsku sætti;
kann eigi sá
konung háleyskan,
er heimsku-þrótt
honum eignaði.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 6 (AII, 265; BII, 287); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 56
 
7 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 57 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 7) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 350] — Hróksv Hrkv 7VIII (Hálf 57)

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Baðat við dauða
drengi kvíða
né æðru-orð
ekki mæla,
engi skyldi
jǫfri fylgja,
nema forlǫgum
fylkis heldi.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 7 (AII, 266; BII, 287-8); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 57
 
8 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 58 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 8) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 350] — Hróksv Hrkv 8VIII (Hálf 58)

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Skyldit stynja,
þótt stór hlyti
sár í sóknum,
siklings vinir,
né benjar sér
binda láta,
áðr annars dags
jafnlengð kæmi.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 8 (AII, 266; BII, 288); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 58
 
9 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 59 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 9) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 351] — Hróksv Hrkv 9VIII (Hálf 59)

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Baðat hann í her
hapt of græta
né manns konu
mein at vinna;
mey bað hverja
mundi kaupa,
fǫgru gulli,
at fǫður ráði.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 9 (AII, 266; BII, 288); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 59
 
10 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 60 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 10) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 352] — Hróksv Hrkv 10VIII (Hálf 60)

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Várut svá margir
menn á skeiðum,
at á flótta vér
fyrri heldim,
þótt miklu lið
minna hefðim,
svát ellifu
einum gegndi.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 10 (AII, 266; BII, 288); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 60
 
11 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 61 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 11) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 352] — Hróksv Hrkv 11VIII (Hálf 61)

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Hǫfðum allir
enn øfra hlut,
hvars Hildar él
hlífar knúði;
einn vissa ek
jafnsnjallan gram
Sigurð konung
at sǫlum Gjúka.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 11 (AII, 266; BII, 288); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 61
 
12 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 62 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 12) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 353] — Hróksv Hrkv 12VIII (Hálf 62)

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Margir váru
menn á skeiðum
góðir ok fræknir
með gram sjǫlfum,
Bǫrkr ok Brynjólfr,
Bǫlverkr, Haki,
Egill ok Erlingr
Ásláks synir.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 12 (AII, 266; BII, 288-9); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 62
 
13 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 63 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 13) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 354] — Hróksv Hrkv 13VIII (Hálf 63)

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Bezt váru mér
manna hugðir
Hrókr bróðir minn
ok Hálfr konungr,
Styrr ok Steinarr,
sterkir báðir,
snarráðir menn,
synir Gunnlaðar.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 13 (AII, 267; BII, 289); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 63
 
14 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 64 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 14) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 355] — Hróksv Hrkv 14VIII (Hálf 64)

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Hringr ok Hálfdan
haukar báðir,
réttir dómendr,
[Dana þjóðar]
Dagr enn prúði,
Stari ok Steingrímr,
Styrr ok Gauti;
finnr þú aldri
fríðri drengi.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 14 (AII, 267; BII, 289); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 64
 
15 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 65 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 15) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 355] — Hróksv Hrkv 15VIII (Hálf 65)

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Valr ok Haukr
í víkingu,
báðir fræknir
buðlungs vinir;
fáir myndi þeim
fylkis rekkum
hæfri þykkja
ór Haka veldi.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 15 (AII, 267; BII, 289); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 65
 
16 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 66 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 16) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 356] — Hróksv Hrkv 16VIII (Hálf 66)

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Hvergi þóttak
í því liði
opt aukvisi
ættar minnar;
mik kváðu þeir
mann snarpastan,
þvít hverr ǫðrum
hróðrs leitaði.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 16 (AII, 267; BII, 289); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 66
 
17 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 67 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 17) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 357] — Hróksv Hrkv 17VIII (Hálf 67)

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Vé bar Vémundr,
er vega þorði,
Bárðr ok Bersi,
fyr buðlungi;
fylkði sínu
sá framligast
lofðungr liði,
meðan lifa mátti.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 17 (AII, 267; BII, 289); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 67
 
18 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 68 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 18) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 357] — Hróksv Hrkv 18VIII (Hálf 68)

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Naut eigi svá
aldrs sem skyldi
frækn landreki
við frama dáðir;
tólf vetra nam
tyggi at herja,
þá var þengill
þrítøgr er dó.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 18 (AII, 267; BII, 290); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 68
 
19 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 69 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 19) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 358] — Hróksv Hrkv 19VIII (Hálf 69)

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Slíkt kennir mér
at sofa lítit
marga grímu
ok mjǫk vaka,
er bróðir minn
brenna skyldi
kvikr í eldi
með konungs rekkum.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 19 (AII, 267; BII, 290); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 69
 
20 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 70 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 20) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 359] — Hróksv Hrkv 20VIII (Hálf 70)

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Sá hefr dagr of mik
daprastr komit
miklu í heimi,
svát menn viti;
una þykkjumk vér
aldri síðan,
at fylgja máttuma
frændum hollum.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 20 (AII, 268; BII, 290); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 70
 
21 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 71 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 21) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 359] — Hróksv Hrkv 21VIII (Hálf 71)

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Alls myndi mér
angrs léttara,
ef Hálfs konungs
hefna mættak,
svát Ásmundi
eggfránum hjǫr,
bana baugbrjóts,
brjóst raufaðak.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 21 (AII, 268; BII, 290); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 71
 
22 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 72 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 22) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 360] — Hróksv Hrkv 22VIII (Hálf 72)

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Hefnt mun verða
Hálfs ens frækna,
þvít gǫfgan gram
í griðum véltu;
olli morði
ok mannskaða
Ásmundr konungr
illu heilli.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 22 (AII, 268; BII, 290); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 72
 
23 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 73 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 23) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 361] — Hróksv Hrkv 23VIII (Hálf 73)

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Þá mun reyna
ok raun gefa,
ef vit Sveinn komum
saman í rómu,
hvárir í vígi
verða hæfri
Hámundar burr
eða Haka þegnar.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 23 (AII, 268; BII, 291); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 73
 
24 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 74 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 24) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 361] — Hróksv Hrkv 24VIII (Hálf 74)

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Segik svá kveðit
snotru vífi,
at Brynhildar
biðja myndak,
ef vita þættumk,
at vildi hón
Hróki unna
Hámundar bur.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 24 (AII, 268; BII, 291); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 74
 
25 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 75 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 25) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 362] — Hróksv Hrkv 25VIII (Hálf 75)

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Ván væri mér
vitra manna,
snarpra seggja,
ef saman ættim;
fankat ek mey
margsvinnari
hvergi landa
en Haka dóttur.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 25 (AII, 268; BII, 291); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 75
 
26 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 76 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 26) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 363] — Hróksv Hrkv 26VIII (Hálf 76)

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Fann ek aldri,
þó hefk farit víða,
hugþekkri mey,
en Haka dóttur;
hón er at ǫllu
sem ek æskja mun
- - - - - - -
- - - - - - -

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 26 (AII, 268-9; BII, 291); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 76
 
27 Vol. 8. Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 77 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða, 27) — Hrókr [Vol. 8, 363] — Hróksv Hrkv 27VIII (Hálf 77)

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Hér þykkik nú
í Haka veldi
hornungr vera
hverrar þjóðar;
allir eigu
innar sitja
hálfargir menn
en Hálfs rekkar.

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 27 (AII, 269; BII, 291); fornyrðislag; ed. HS; group: H; mss: 2845; texts: Hálf 77
 
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