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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Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))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, 353

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12 — Hróksv Hrkv 12VIII (Hálf 62)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 62 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 12)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 353.

Margir váru
menn á skeiðum
góðir ok fræknir
með gram sjálfum:
Börkr ok Brynjólfr,
Bölverkr ok Haki,
Egill ok Erlingr,
Ásláks synir.


Many good and brave men were on the warships with the prince himself: Bǫrkr ok Brynjólfr, Bǫlverkr and Haki, Egill and Erlingr, sons of Áslákr.

notes: The prose text (Hálf 1981, 177, ch. 5, ll. 13-14, 17-18) mentions all of the warriors named here, though in a slightly different order: Áslákr hét ríkr bóndi. Hans synir váru þeir Egill ok Erlingr. Þeir váru ágætir menn. … [Þar váru] Börkr ok Brynjólfr, Bölverkr ok Haki … ‘Áslákr was the name of a powerful farmer. His sons were Egill and Erlingr. They were fine men. … [There were] Bǫrkr and Brynjólfr, Bǫlverkr and Haki …’.

texts: Hálf 62

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 12 (AII, 266; BII, 288-9); Skald II, 152; Hálf 1864, 34, Hálf 1909, 124-5, FSGJ 2, 127, Hálf 1981, 193; Edd. Min. 46.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38r, 23 - 38r, 24 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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