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Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson (RvHbreiðm)

12th century;

III. Háttalykill (Hl) - 84

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No biography, so editor and volume are not set in this entry.

Háttalykill (‘The old key to verse-forms’) — RvHbreiðm HlIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘ Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1001. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=1347> (accessed 29 September 2021)

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for reference only:  10x 

Skj: Rǫgnvaldr jarl og Hallr Þórarinsson: Háttalykill, o. 1145 (AI, 512-28, BI, 487-508); stanzas (if different): 1b | 2a | 2b | 3a | 3b | 4a | 4b | 5a | 5b | 6a | 6b | 7a | 7b | 8a | 8b | 9a | 9b | 10a | 10b | 11a | 11b | 12a | 12b | 13a | 13b | 14a | 14b | 15a | 15b | 16a | 16b | 17a | 17b | 18a | 18b | 19a | 19b | 20a | 20b | 21a | 21b | 22a | 22b | 23a | 23b | 24a | 24b | 25a | 25b | 26a | 26b | 27a | 27b | 28a | 28b | 29a | 29b | 30a | 30b | 31a | 31b | 32a | 32b | 33a | 33b | 34a | 34b | 35a | 35b | 36a | 36b | 37a | 37b | 38a | 38b | 39a | 39b | 40a | 40b | 41a | 41b

SkP info: III, 1020

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12 — RvHbreiðm Hl 12III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Rǫgnvaldr jarl and Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill 12’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1020.

Segik, at fell, en flagða
fekk blóð grástóð, mǫrg þjóð;
hjalmsamt lið með hilmi
— hjǫrr gnast; skjǫldr brast — stóð fast.
Hold beit hrátt, en fyldisk,
hringr þuðr, vargs muðr; óx guðr;
hirð jók (hermenn gerðu)
— hjósk lið — (þann sið) ófrið.

Segik, at mǫrg þjóð fell, en {grástóð flagða} fekk blóð; hjalmsamt lið stóð fast með hilmi; hjǫrr gnast; skjǫldr brast. Þuðr hringr beit hrátt hold, en muðr vargs fyldisk; guðr óx; hirð jók ófrið; hermenn gerðu þann sið; lið hjósk.

I say that many people fell, and {grey stud-horses of troll-women} [WOLVES] got blood; the helmet-adorned host stood firmly alongside the ruler; a sword cracked; a shield burst. The slender sword bit raw flesh, and the wolf’s mouth was filled; battle intensified; the retinue increased hostility; warriors created that custom; the host exchanged blows.

Mss: papp25ˣ(40v), R683ˣ(126r)

Readings: [2] grástóð mǫrg þjóð: mǫrg þjóð grá stóð R683ˣ    [3] hjalmsamt: ‘…’ papp25ˣ, ‘hialm seimt’ added later by Rugman R683ˣ    [4] fast: so R683ˣ, ‘fas[…]’ papp25ˣ    [6] guðr: so R683ˣ, ‘gud[…]’ papp25ˣ

Editions: Skj: Rǫgnvaldr jarl og Hallr Þórarinsson, Háttalykill 6b: AI, 514, BI, 490, Skald I, 240, NN §1158; Hl 1941, 33, 48-9.

Context: As st. 11 above.

Notes: [2]: Skj and Skald follow the word order of R683ˣ here. — [3] hjalmsamt ‘helmet-adorned’: The reading of R683ˣ, ‘hialm seimt’, cannot be construed to make any sense, and the emendation is in keeping with earlier eds. — [6] hringr ‘a sword’: See Note to st. 41/1. — [7-8]: Skj B reads hirð jók þann sið ‘the retinue increased that custom’ and hermenn gerðu ófrið ‘warriors created hostility.’ For the word order of the present edn, which is also adopted in Hl 1941, see NN §1158.

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