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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

II. 7. Lausavísur from Haraldssona saga (Hsona) - 2

2.2: Lausavísur from Haraldssona saga — Anon (Hsona)II

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘ Anonymous, Lausavísur from Haraldssona saga’ 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. 836-7. <> (accessed 27 November 2021)

stanzas:  1   2 

in texts: H-Hr, Hkr, HSona, Mork

SkP info: II, 836-7

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1 Varðat vel við styrju
Vatn-Ormr í Portyrju.
Vatn-Ormr (‘Water-Ormr’) didn’t behave well in the battle in Portør.
2 Fátt eitt fylgir
furu háleyskri;
svipar und segli
sinbundit skip.
Only few can keep up with the ship from Hålogaland; the sinew-bound boat speeds beneath the sail.
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