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Runic Dictionary

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Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))

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Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 351. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

9 — Hróksv Hrkv 9VIII (Hálf 59)

Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 59 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 9)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 351.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Baðat hann í her
hapt of græta
né manns konu
mein at vinna;
mey bað hverja
mundi kaupa,
fǫgru gulli,
at fǫður ráði.  (fornyrðislag)

texts: Hálf 59

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 9 (AII, 266; BII, 288); Skald II, 151; Hálf 1864, 33, Hálf 1909, 123, FSGJ 2, 126, Hálf 1981, 192; Edd. Min. 45.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38r, 17 - 38r, 19 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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