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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

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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. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3134> (accessed 3 December 2021)

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SkP info: VIII, 352

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11 — Hróksv Hrkv 11VIII (Hálf 61)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 61 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 11)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 352.

Höfðum vér allir         inn efra hlut,
hvar sem Hildar …         hlífar knúði.
Einn vissa ek         jafnsnjallan gram,
Sigurð konung         at sölum Gjúka.

Vér höfðum allir inn efra hlut, hvar sem {… Hildar} knúði hlífar. Ek vissa einn jafnsnjallan gram, Sigurð konung at sölum Gjúka.

We all had the better share wherever {… of Hildr } [BATTLE?] struck shields. I knew only one prince to have been equally valiant, King Sigurðr at Gjúki’s halls.

texts: Hálf 61

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 11 (AII, 266; BII, 288); Skald II, 151, NN §2383; Hálf 1864, 34, Hálf 1909, 124, FSGJ 2, 127, Hálf 1981, 134, 193; Edd. Min. 45-6.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38r, 21 - 38r, 22 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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