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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

II. 1. Haraldsstikki (Harst) - 1

2.1: Haraldsstikki (‘Harald’s stikki (a type of poem or verse-form?)’) — Anon HarstII

Matthew Townend 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Haraldsstikki’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 807-8.

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI]: [5]. Haraldsstikki, o. 1066 (AI, 424, BI, 394); stanzas (if different): [v]

in texts: H-Hr, Hkr, HSig

SkP info: II, 807-8

notes: Skj has 'Har. 66, Hr' also

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1 Lôgu fallnir
í fen ofan
Valþjófs liðar
vôpnum hǫggnir,
svát gunnhvatir
ganga môttu
Norðmenn yfir
at nôum einum.
The forces of Waltheof lay fallen down in the marsh, hacked by weapons, so that the battle-bold Norwegians could walk across on corpses alone.
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