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Snorri Sturluson (SnSt)

13th century; volume 3; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

III. Háttatal (Ht) - 102

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Háttatal — SnSt HtIII

Kari Ellen Gade 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1094.

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Skj: Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal, 1222-23 (AII, 52-77, BII, 61-88)

SkP info: III, 1107

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3 — SnSt Ht 3III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 3’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1107.

Úlfs bága verr ægis
ítrbáls hati málu;
sett eru bǫrð fyr bratta
brún Míms vinar rúnu.
Orms váða kann eiðu
allvaldr gǫfugr halda;
menstríðir, njót móður
mellu dólgs til elli.

{Hati {ítrbáls ægis}} verr {málu {bága úlfs}}; bǫrð eru sett fyr bratta brún {rúnu {vinar Míms}}. Gǫfugr allvaldr kann halda {eiðu {váða orms}}; {menstríðir}, njót {móður {dólgs mellu}} til elli.

{The hater {of the precious pyre of the sea}} [GOLD > GENEROUS MAN] defends {the wife {of the wolf’s enemy}} [= Óðinn > = Jǫrð (jǫrð ‘earth’)]; prows are placed before the steep edge {of the confidante {of Mímir’s <mythical being’s> friend}} [= Óðinn > = Jǫrð (jǫrð ‘earth’)]. The glorious mighty ruler can hold {the mother {of the serpent’s harmer}} [= Þórr > = Jǫrð (jǫrð ‘earth’)]; {necklace-destroyer} [GENEROUS MAN], enjoy {the mother {of the giantess’s enemy}} [= Þórr > = Jǫrð (jǫrð ‘earth’)] until old age.

texts: Ht 3, SnE 595

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 3 (AII, 53; BII, 61); Skald II, 36, NN §3260A; SnE 1848-87, I, 600-3, II, 369, 374, III, 111-12, SnE 1879-81, I, 1, 74, II, 3, SnE 1931, 216, SnE 2007, 5; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 3-4.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 45r, 23 - 45r, 25 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 47r, 25 - 47r, 25 (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U*) 47r, 2 - 47r, 2 [1-1] (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U) 48r, 27 - 48v, 1 (SnE)  image  
AMAcc 18x (Acc18x) 202, 4 - 202, 7  
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