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Hrókr inn svarti (Hróksv)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Hrókskviða (Hrkv) - 27

Hrókskviða — Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))

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SkP info: VIII, 347

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3 — Hróksv Hrkv 3VIII (Hálf 53)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 53 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 347.

Mín var ævi         miklu æðri,
þá er vér Hálfi konungi         hoskum fylgðum.
Bárum allir         eitt ráð saman
ok herjuðum         hvert land yfir.

Ævi mín var miklu æðri, þá er vér fylgðum hoskum Hálfi konungi. Bárum allir eitt ráð saman ok herjuðum yfir hvert land.

My life was much superior, when we followed prudent king Hálfr. We all pursued the same strategy and harried throughout every land.

texts: Hálf 53

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 3 (AII, 265; BII, 287); Skald II, 150; Hálf 1864, 31-2, Hálf 1909, 120, FSGJ 2, 124-5, Hálf 1981, 191; Edd. Min. 44.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38r, 6 - 38r, 8 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated