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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Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))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, 359

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20 — Hróksv Hrkv 20VIII (Hálf 70)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 70 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 20)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 359.

Sá hefir dagr um mik         daprastr komit
miklu í heimi,         svá at menn vitu.
*Una þykkjumz vér         aldri síðan,
at fylgja máttuma         frændum hollum.

Sá dagr hefir komit um mik, miklu daprastr í heimi, svát menn vitu. Síðan þykkjumz vér aldri *una, at máttuma fylgja hollum frændum.

That day has come upon me, the very saddest in the world, as far as men know. We [I] think that we [I] shall never be happy again that we were [I was] not able to follow [my] loyal kinsmen.

texts: Hálf 70

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 20 (AII, 268; BII, 290); Skald II, 152-3, NN §2384; Hálf 1864, 37, Hálf 1909, 128, FSGJ 2, 130, Hálf 1981, 135, 195; Edd. Min. 47.

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GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38v, 12 - 38v, 14 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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