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Hallar-Steinn (HSt)

12th century; volume 1; ed. Rolf Stavnem;

III. Fragments (Frag) - 6

Fragments — HSt FragIII

Edith Marold with the assistance of Vivian Busch, Jana Krüger, Ann-Dörte Kyas and Katharina Seidel, translated from German by John Foulks 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Hallar-Steinn, Fragments’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 202.

stanzas:  2   3   4   5   6   7 

Skj: Hallar-Steinn: 2. a. Af et digt om en kvinde (AI, 552-3, BI, 534-5); stanzas (if different): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume III, p. 209. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

7 — HSt Frag 7III

Cite as: Edith Marold (ed.) 2017, ‘Hallar-Steinn, Fragments 7’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 209.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Flaug, en firna bjúgir,
foldar hnegg at seggjum,
fjarðelds fleygi-Nirðir
fellu skjótt at velli.

texts: LaufE 102 (307), LaufE 184 (398)

editions: Skj Hallar-Steinn: 2. b. Af et digt om Skáldhelgi(?) 6 (AI, 553; BI, 535); Skald I, 260; LaufE 1979, 398.

sources

GKS 2368 4°x (2368x) 133, 62 - 133, 63 (LaufE)  transcr.  image  
AM 743 4°x (743x) 99v, 9 - 99v, 12 (LaufE)  image  image  
AM 738 4°x (738x) 125r, 8 - 125r, 10 (LaufE)  image  image  
AM 164 8°x (164x) 39v, 13 - 39v, 15 (LaufE)  image  
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