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Gestumblindi (Gestumbl)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Heiðreks gátur (Heiðr) - 37

Heiðreks gátur (‘Riddles of Heiðrekr’) — Gestumbl HeiðrVIII (Heiðr)

Not published: do not cite (Gestumbl HeiðrVIII (Heiðr))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. Heiðreks gátur, Gestumblindes gåder (AII, 221-8, BII, 240-7); stanzas (if different): 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38

SkP info: VIII, 419

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9 — Gestumbl Heiðr 9VIII (Heiðr 56)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 56 (Gestumblindi, Heiðreks gátur 9)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 419.

Hvat er þat undra,         er ek úti sá
        fyrir Dellings durum?
Ókyrrir tveir
        andalausir
        sára lauk suðu.
Heiðrekr konungr,         hyggðu at gátu.

Hvat undra er þat, er ek sá úti fyrir durum Dellings? Ókyrrir tveir andalausir suðu {lauk sára}. Heiðrekr konungr, hyggðu at gátu.

What is the wonder that I saw outside before Dellingr’s doors? Two unquiet things, without breath, cooked {a leek of wounds} [SWORD]. Kings Heiðrekr, think about the riddle.

texts: Heiðr 56 (45/39)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. Heiðreks gátur 5 (AII, 222; BII, 241); Skald II, 125; Heiðr 1672, 148, FSN 1, 468, Heiðr 1873, 242, 335, Heiðr 1924, 60-1, 64, 136, FSGJ 2, 39, Heiðr 1960, 34; Edd. Min. 109.

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GKS 2845 4° (2845) 71r, 5 - 71r, 6 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 281 4°x (281x) 99v, 6 - 99v, 7 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 597 b 4°x (597bx) 49v, 17 - 49v, 18 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 28v, 22 - 28v, 24 [1-6] (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 203 folx (203x) 102r, 17 - 102r, 22 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated