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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, 1198

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88 — SnSt Ht 88III

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Cite as: Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2017, ‘Snorri Sturluson, Háttatal 88’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1198.

En, þás hirð til hallar
hers oddviti kallar,
opt tekr jarl at fagna
við ótali bragna.
Búin es gjǫf til greizlu
at gullbrota veizlu;
þrǫngt sitr þjóðar sinni;
þars mestr frami inni.

En, þás {oddviti hers} kallar hirð til hallar, tekr jarl opt at fagna við ótali bragna. Gjǫf es búin til greizlu at veizlu {gullbrota}; sinni þjóðar sitr þrǫngt; þars mestr frami inni.

And, when {the leader of the army} [= Skúli] calls the retinue to the hall, the jarl often begins to welcome a countless number of men. The gift is ready for distribution at the banquet {of the gold-breaker} [GENEROUS MAN]; the company of people sits crowded; inside there is the greatest glory.

texts: Ht 91, SnE 683

editions: Skj Snorri Sturluson: 2. Háttatal 88 (AII, 74; BII, 85); Skald II, 47; SnE 1848-87, I, 704-7, III, 133, SnE 1879-81, I, 14, 84, II, 32, SnE 1931, 249, SnE 2007, 35-6; Konráð Gíslason 1895-7, I, 58-9.

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GKS 2367 4° (R) 52v, 13 - 52v, 15 (SnE)  image  image  image  
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