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Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson (FriðÞ)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 33

Lausavísur — FriðÞ LvVIII (Frið)

Not published: do not cite (FriðÞ LvVIII (Frið))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33 

SkP info: VIII, 211

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11 — FriðÞ Lv 11VIII (Frið 13)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Friðþjófs saga ins frœkna 13 (Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísur 11)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 211.

Brustu báðir hálsar
í báru hafs stórri;
sukku sveinar fjórir
í ógrunnan.


Both sides of the bow broke apart in the enormous wave of the ocean; four men sank into the deep sea.

context: Friðþjófr speaks yet another stanza after an enormous wave has broken the bows of the ship and four men were washed overboard.

notes: This dróttkvætt helmingr is extant only in the B redaction mss. It covers much the same ground as the first four lines of Frið 14, which is extant only in the A redaction mss. Thus it appears to be an alternative composition and suggests that the B redaction ms. tradition may have lost the equivalent of Frið 14.

texts: Frið 13

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 7. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Friðþjófssaga ens frækna I 13 (AII, 272; BII, 294); Skald II, 155; Falk 1890, 75, Frið 1893, 16, Frið 1901, 24.


Holm papp 17 4°x (papp17x) 359r, 27 - 359r, 27 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 147v - 147v (Frið)  image  
GKS 1006 folx (1006x) 585, 3 - 585, 4 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 86r, 3 - 86r, 6 (Frið)  image  
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