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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 25 May 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 357

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17 — Hróksv Hrkv 17VIII (Hálf 67)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 67 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 17)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 357.

Vá bar Vémundr,         er vega þorði,
— Björn ok Bersi —         fyrir buðlungi.
Fylkði sínu         sá framligast
lofðungr liði,         meðan lifa mátti.

Vémundr, er vega þorði, bar vá fyrir buðlungi — Björn ok Bersi —. Sá lofðungr fylkði liði sínu framligast, meðan mátti lifa.

Vémundr, who dared to fight, endured danger for the prince [and so did] Bjǫrn and Bersi. That king drew up his troops most excellently, as long as he lived.

texts: Hálf 67

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 17 (AII, 267; BII, 289); Skald II, 152; Hálf 1864, 36, Hálf 1909, 126-7, FSGJ 2, 129, Hálf 1981, 134-5, 194; Edd. Min. 47.

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GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38v, 6 - 38v, 8 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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