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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Not published: do not cite (FriðÞ LvVIII (Frið))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, 225

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22 — FriðÞ Lv 22VIII (Frið 28)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Friðþjófs saga ins frœkna 28 (Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísur 22)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 225.

Helgi varð fyr höggi;
hraut sjóðr á nef kauða;
hneig Hálfdanar hlýri
ór hásæti miðju.
Þar varð Baldr at brenna,
en baugi náða ek áðr;
síðan frá eldi usla
ódrjúgr dró ek bjúga.

Helgi varð fyr höggi; sjóðr hraut á nef kauða; {hlýri Hálfdanar} hneig ór miðju hásæti. Þar varð Baldr at brenna, en ek náða baugi áðr; síðan dró ek ódrjúgr bjúga usla frá eldi.

Helgi met with a blow; the purse struck on the wretch’s nose; {the brother of Hálfdan} [= Helgi] fell from the middle of the high-seat. There Baldr <god> had to burn, but I grabbed the ring beforehand; afterwards I, not sluggish, pulled curved embers out of the fire.

texts: Frið 28

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 7. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Friðþjófssaga ens frækna I 27 (AII, 276; BII, 297); Skald II, 157, NN §§1476, 2388; Falk 1890, 80-2, Frið 1893, 25, Frið 1901, 36.

sources

Holm papp 17 4°x (papp17x) 360v, 27 - 360v, 29 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 150v - 150v (Frið)  image  
GKS 1006 folx (1006x) 590, 9 - 590, 12 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 89v, 22 - 89v, 29 (Frið)  image  
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