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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Not published: do not cite (FriðÞ LvVIII (Frið))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, 201

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6 — FriðÞ Lv 6VIII (Frið 6)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Friðþjófs saga ins frœkna 6 (Friðþjófr Þorsteinsson, Lausavísur 6)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 201.

Helgi veldr, at hrannir
hrímfaxaðar vaxa;
er ei, sem bjarta brúði
í Baldrshaga kyssim.
Ólíkt mun mér unna
Ingibjörg eða þengill;
heldr vilda ek hennar
hæfi at minni gæfu.

Helgi veldr, at hrímfaxaðar hrannir vaxa; er ei, sem kyssim bjarta brúði í Baldrshaga. Ingibjörg eða þengill mun unna mér ólíkt; ek vilda heldr hæfi hennar at gæfu minni.

Helgi is causing the rime-maned waves to grow; it is not as though we [I] were kissing the radiant woman in Baldrshagi. Ingibjǫrg and the king will love me differently; I would rather her situation [was] to my advantage.

texts: Frið 6

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 7. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Friðþjófssaga ens frækna I 6 (AII, 270; BII, 293); Skald II, 154, NN §1472; Falk 1890, 72-3, Frið 1893, 12-13, Frið 1901, 18.


Holm papp 17 4°x (papp17x) 358v, 27 - 358v, 29 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 109 a II 8°x (109a IIx) 147r - 147r (Frið)  image  
GKS 1006 folx (1006x) 583, 11 - 583, 13 (Frið)  transcr.  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 84v, 12 - 84v, 19 (Frið)  image  
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