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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, 1111

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7 — SnSt Ht 7III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 7’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1111.

Hjálms fylli spekr hilmir
hvatr Vindhlés skatna;
hann kná hjǫrvi þunnum
hræs þjóðár ræsa.
Ýgr hilmir lætr eiga
ǫld dreyrfá skjǫldu;
styrs rýðr stillir hersum
sterkr járngrá serki.

Hvatr hilmir spekr skatna {fylli hjálms {Vindhlés}}; hann kná ræsa {þjóðár hræs} þunnum hjǫrvi. Ýgr hilmir lætr ǫld eiga dreyrfá skjǫldu; sterkr stillir rýðr {járngrá serki styrs} hersum.

The brave lord subdues men {with Vindhlér’s <= Heimdallr’s> {filling of the helmet}} [HEAD > SWORD]; he can make {mighty rivers of carrion} [BLOOD] rush with the slender sword. The terrifying lord makes people possess bloodstained shields; the strong ruler reddens {the iron-grey shirts of battle} [BYRNIES] of the hersar.

texts: Ht 7, SnE 599

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 7 (AII, 54; BII, 62); Skald II, 36; SnE 1848-87 I, 608-9, II, 370, 376-7, III, 112-13, SnE 1879-81, I, 2, 75, II, 5, SnE 1931, 218, SnE 2007, 7; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 6.

sources

GKS 2367 4° (R) 45v, 25 - 45v, 27 (SnE)  image  image  image  
Traj 1374x (Tx) 47v, 31 - 47v, 31 (SnE)  image  
AM 242 fol (W) 139, 10 - 139, 12 (SnE)  image  image  image  
DG 11 (U*) 47r, 4 - 47r, 4 [1-1] (SnE)  image  
DG 11 (U) 49r, 11 - 49r, 13 (SnE)  image  
AMAcc 18x (Acc18x) 204, 18 - 204, 22  
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