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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Útsteinn Gunnlaðarson (Útsteinn)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Innsteinskviða (Innkv) - 1

not in Skj

Innsteinskviða — Útsteinn InnkvVIII (Hálf)

Hubert Seelow (forthcoming), ‘ Útsteinn Gunnlaðarson, Innsteinskviða’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 5 July 2022)


SkP info: VIII, 326

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1 — Útsteinn Innkv 1VIII (Hálf 27)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 27 (Útsteinn Gunnlaðarson, Innsteinskviða 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 326.

Konung látum vér         keppinn ráða,
fyrr í fólki,         um farir várar.
Hættum, bróðir,         svát honum líki,
fjörvi okkru         með frömum vísi.

Vér látum keppinn konung, fyrr í fólki, ráða um farir várar. Hættum, bróðir, fjörvi okkru með frömum vísi, svát líki honum.

We will let the contentious king, at the head of the host, decide about our journeys. Let us, brother, risk our lives with the valiant leader in such a way as to please him.

texts: Hálf 27

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga VI 14 (AII, 261; BII, 281); Skald II, 147, NN §3189; Hálf 1864, 21, Hálf 1909, 106, FSGJ 2, 113-14, Hálf 1981, 119, 182; Edd. Min. 35.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 36r, 18 - 36r, 20 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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