Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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stanzas:
HHj 41 (33-2)
    ‘Hvaðvarð Helga ’
HHj 42 (2-4)
    ‘Fell hér ímorgun ’
HHj 43 (4-6)
    ‘Heil verþú, Sváva! ’
HHj 44 (6-8)
    ‘Bið ek þik, Sváva, ’
HHj 45 (8-10)
    ‘Mælt hafða ek það ’
HHj 46 (10-12)
    ‘Kysstu mik, Sváva, ’
[not skaldic] (12-12)
    ‘Helgi ok Sváva er sagt að væri endrborin. ’
[not skaldic] (13-21)
    ‘Sigmundr konungr Völsungs sonr átti Borghildi af Brálundi. Þau hétu son sinn Helga ok eftir Helga Hjörvarðs syni. Helga fóstraði Hagall. Hundingr hét ríkr konungr; við hann er Hundland kennt. Hann var hermaðr mikill ok átti marga sonu þá er í hernaði vóru. Ófriðr ok dylgjur vóru á milli þeira Hundings konungs ok Sigmundar konungs; drápu hvárir annarra frændr. Sigmundr konungr ok hans ættmenn hétu Völsungar ok Ylfingar. Helgi fór ok njósnaði til hirðar Hundings konungs álaun. Hemingr, sonr Hundings konungs, var heima. En er Helgi fór íbrott þá hitti hann hjarðar svein ok kvað: ’
[not skaldic] (13-13)
    ‘Frá Völsungum ...’
Hhund II 1 (21-23)
    ‘Segðu Hemingi
[not skaldic] (23-27)
    ‘Hamall hét sonr Hagals. Hundingr konungr sendi menn til Hagals að leita Helga. En Helgi mátti eigi forðaz annan veg en tók klæði ambáttar ok gekk að mala. Þeir leituðu ok fundu eigi Helga. Þá kvað Blindr inn bölvísi: ’
Hhund II 2 (27-29)
    ‘Hvöss eru augu ’
Hhund II 3 (30-30)
    ‘Heldr er sæmri ’
Hhund II 4 (31-1)
    ‘Það er lítil vá ’
[not skaldic] (31-31)
    ‘Hagall svaraði ok kvað: ’

prose text:

Edda (poetic)

Helga kviða Hundingsbana II

Helgakviða Hjǫrvarðssonar

Helgakviða Hjörvarðssonar

Helgakviða Hundingsbana II

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