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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Innsteinn Gunnlaðarson (Innsteinn)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Innsteinskviða (Innkv) - 17

not in Skj

Innsteinskviða — Innsteinn InnkvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Innsteinn InnkvVIII (Hálf))

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SkP info: VIII, 322

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

5 — Innsteinn Innkv 5VIII (Hálf 22)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 22 (Innsteinn Gunnlaðarson, Innsteinskviða 5)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 322.

Enn dreymði mik
öðru sinni;
hugða ek á öxlum
elda brenna.
Gruna tek ek nökkut,
at þat gott viti;
hvat kveðr þú, þengill,
þann draum vita?

 

I dreamed again a second time; I thought fires were burning on the shoulders [of our men]. I am becoming rather doubtful that this is a good omen; what do you say, king, that dream means?

context: This stanza is introduced by the words: Innsteinn kvað ‘Innsteinn said’.

texts: Hálf 22

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga VI 9 (AII, 260; BII, 280); Skald II, 147; Hálf 1864, 19, Hálf 1909, 103-4, FSGJ 2, 111-12, Hálf 1981, 181; Edd. Min. 34.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 36r, 9 - 36r, 11 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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