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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Not published: do not cite (FriðÞ LvVIII (Frið))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, 223

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20 — FriðÞ Lv 20VIII (Frið 26)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Friðþjófs saga ins frœkna 26 (Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísur 20)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 223.

Einn mun ek ganga
upp frá ströndu;
þarf ek lítit lið
lofða at finna.
Verpið eldi
í jöfra bæ,
ef ek eigi kem
aptr at kveldi.


I will go alone up from the shore; I need little company to find the rulers. Set fire to the compound of the princes if I do not come back this evening.

context: Friðþjófr and his men learn that Helgi and Hálfdan and their entourage are at Baldrshagi engaged in sacrifice to the dísir (at dísablóti, so the B text; A text has ok blótuðu ‘and they were sacrificing’). Friðþjófr decides to enter the sanctuary alone, and tells his men to keep watch, speaking this stanza.

texts: Frið 26

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 7. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Friðþjófssaga ens frækna I 25 (AII, 275; BII, 297); Skald II, 157, FF §48; Falk 1890, 79-80, Frið 1893, 23, 52, 80, Frið 1901, 34-5, Frið 1914, 23; Edd. Min. 101.


AM 510 4° (510) 94v, 15 - 94v, 17 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 568 4°x (568x) 101v - 101v (Frið)  image  
JS 27 folx (27x) 137r - 137r (Frið)  image  image  
Holm papp 17 4°x (papp17x) 360v, 10 - 360v, 11 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 150r - 150r (Frið)  image  
GKS 1006 folx (1006x) 589, 14 - 589, 16 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 89r, 13 - 89r, 20 (Frið)  image  
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