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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Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))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, 348

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4 — Hróksv Hrkv 4VIII (Hálf 54)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 54 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 4)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 348.

Höfðu vér allir         haukmanna lið,
hvar sem fróðhugaðr         frama kostaði.
Gengum vér í gegnum         með grá hjálma
fullstór öll         fóstrlönd níu.

Höfðu[m] vér allir lið haukmanna, hvar sem fróðhugaðr kostaði frama. Vér gengum með grá hjálma í gegnum öll níu fullstór fóstrlönd.

We all had a host of hawk-like men, wherever the wise-minded one tried his luck. We went with grey helmets through all nine vast homelands.

texts: Hálf 54

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 4 (AII, 265; BII, 287); Skald II, 151, NN §3192; Hálf 1864, 32, Hálf 1909, 120-1, FSGJ 2, 125, Hálf 1981, 133, 191; Edd. Min. 44.

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GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38r, 8 - 38r, 10 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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