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Hreggviðr konungr (Hregg)

volume 8; ed. Tarrin Wills;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 3

Lausavísur — Hregg LvVIII (GHr)

Not published: do not cite (Hregg LvVIII (GHr))

stanzas:  1   2   3 

SkP info: VIII, 301

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3 — Hregg Lv 3VIII (GHr 3)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Gǫngu-Hrólfs saga 3 (Hreggviðr konungr, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 301.

Glez Hreggviðr,         þá er Hrólfr fær
ungrar meyjar         Ingigerðar.
Mun Hólmgarði         hilmir stýra,
Sturlaugs sonr;         standi kvæði.

Hreggviðr glez, þá er Hrólfr fær ungrar meyjar Ingigerðar. Hilmir, sonr Sturlaugs, mun stýra Hólmgarði; standi kvæði.

Hreggviðr will rejoice when Hrólfr marries the young maiden Ingigerðr. The prince, son of Sturlaugr, will govern Novgorod; let the poem cease.

Mss: 589f(31v), 152(111rb), 567XI α(1v) (GHr)

Readings: [2] þá er: þá at 567XI α, þá at 567XI α    [3] ungrar meyjar: om. 567XI α    [5] Mun: so 152, ‘m[…]’ 589f, mun þá 567XI α    [7] Sturlaugs: ‘Stulaugs’ 589f, ‘Sturlugs’ 152, stýra mun 567XI α;    sonr: vegr hans 567XI α    [8] standi kvæði: um lengi standa 567XI α

Editions: Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 15. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Gǫngu-Hrólfssaga 3: AII, 333, BII, 353, Skald II, 190; FSN 3, 334, FSGJ 3, 253-4 (GHr).

Notes: [2] þá er ‘when’: The particle er has been restored as a routine normalisation to 1250-1300 usage from 589f’s þá, which shows C14th loss of er after þá (NS §261). This has also been added by Skj B and Skald. Line 2 requires the desyllabification of Hrólfr to Hrólfur to be metrically correct. — [4] Ingigerðar ‘Ingigerðr’: The name of King Hreggviðr’s daughter, who is rescued by Hrólfr from the machinations of the evil viking Eiríkr. — [7-8]: Ms. 567XI α has a different text of these lines, vegr hans mun um lengi standa ‘his reputation will last for a long time’. A variant version of this clause is also found in 587cˣ. — [7] sonr ‘son’: Requires desyllabification to sonur to be metrically correct.

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