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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson (FriðÞ)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 33

not in Skj

Lausavísur — FriðÞ LvVIII (Frið)

Not published: do not cite (FriðÞ LvVIII (Frið))

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SkP info: VIII, 212

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

13 — FriðÞ Lv 13VIII (Frið 15)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Friðþjófs saga ins frœkna 15 (Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísur 13)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 212.

Þann skal hring um höggva,
er Hálfdanar átti,
áðr oss tapi ægir,
auðigr faðir, rauðan.
Sjá skal gull á gestum,
ef vér gistingar þurfum
— þat dugir rausnarrekkum —
í Ránar sal miðjum.

Skal um höggva þann rauðan hring, er auðigr faðir Hálfdanar átti, áðr ægir tapi oss. Gull skal sjá á gestum, ef vér þurfum gistingar í miðjum sal Ránar; þat dugir rausnarrekkum.

That red-gold ring, which the wealthy father of Hálfdan owned, must be cut up, before the sea can destroy us. Gold must be visible on guests, if we need accommodation in the middle of Rán’s <sea-goddess’s> hall; that is fitting for men of splendour.

texts: Frið 15

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 7. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Friðþjófssaga ens frækna I 14 (AII, 272-3; BII, 295); Skald II, 155; Falk 1890, 76, Frið 1893, 16, 46, Frið 1901, 25, Frið 1914, 15.


AM 510 4° (510) 93v, 7 - 93v, 9 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
JS 27 folx (27x) 135v - 135v (Frið)  image  image  
Holm papp 17 4°x (papp17x) 359r, 31 - 359r, 33 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 148r - 148r (Frið)  image  
GKS 1006 folx (1006x) 585, 9 - 585, 12 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 86r, 13 - 86r, 20 (Frið)  image  
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