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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, 1141

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34 — SnSt Ht 34III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 34’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1141.

Flaust bjó fólka treystir
fagrskjǫlduðustum ǫldum;
leið skar bragnings bróðir
bjartveggjuðustu reggi.
Hest rak hilmir rasta
harðsveipaðastan reipum;
sær hlaut við þrǫm þjóta
þunghúfuðustu lungi.

{Treystir fólka} bjó flaust fagrskjǫlduðustum ǫldum; {bróðir bragnings} skar leið bjartveggjuðustu reggi. Hilmir rak {hest rasta} harðsveipaðastan reipum; sær hlaut þjóta við þrǫm þunghúfuðustu lungi.

{The encourager of troops} [WARRIOR] readied a ship with men with the fairest shields; {the ruler’s brother} [= Skúli] cut the sea with a vessel with the brightest sails. The lord urged on {the horse of currents} [SHIP], most strongly wrapped with rigging; the sea resounded against the side of the craft with the heaviest hull.

texts: Ht 36, SnE 628

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 34 (AII, 61; BII, 70); Skald II, 40; SnE 1848-87, I, 644-7, II, 371, 388, III, 119, SnE 1879-81, I, 5, 78, II, 16, SnE 1931, 231, SnE 2007, 18; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 22.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 48v, 8 - 48v, 10 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 50v, 23 - 50v, 23 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 144, 14 - 144, 16 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U*) 47r, 21 - 47r, 21 [1-2] (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U*) 52v, 21 - 52v, 24 (SnE)  image  
AMAcc 18x (Acc18x) 216, 11 - 216, 15  
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