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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hrókr inn svarti (Hróksv)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Hrókskviða (Hrkv) - 27

not in Skj

Hrókskviða — Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf)

Hubert Seelow (forthcoming), ‘ Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 30 June 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 345

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1 — Hróksv Hrkv 1VIII (Hálf 51)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 51 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 345.

Nú mun segja         sonr Hámundar,
hvert eðli var         okkart bræðra.
Var minn faðir         miklu fremri,
haukr görr at hug,         en Haki yðvarr.

{Sonr Hámundar} mun nú segja, hvert eðli okkart bræðra var. Var minn faðir haukr görr at hug, miklu fremri en Haki yðvarr.

Now {the son of Hámundr} [= Hrókr inn svarti] will tell, what the parentage of us two brothers was. My father was a real hawk in regard to courage, much superior to your Haki.

texts: Hálf 51

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 1 (AII, 265; BII, 286); Skald II, 150; Hálf 1864, 31, Hálf 1909, 120, FSGJ 2, 124, Hálf 1981, 133, 190; Edd. Min. 44.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38r, 2 - 38r, 4 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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