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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Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))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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21 — Hróksv Hrkv 21VIII (Hálf 71)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 71 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 21)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 359.

Alls mundi mér
angrs léttara,
ef ek Hálfs konungs
hefna mættak,
svá at Ásmundi
eggfránum hjör,
bana baugbrjóts,
brjóst rauf*aðak.

 

I would be eased of all grief, if I could avenge King Hálfr, so that I would pierce the breast of Ásmundr, slayer {of the ring-breaker}, [GENEROUS RULER = Hálfr] with a sharp-edged sword.

texts: Hálf 71

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 21 (AII, 268; BII, 290); Skald II, 153; Hálf 1864, 37-8, Hálf 1909, 128-9, FSGJ 2, 130, Hálf 1981, 135, 195; Edd. Min. 47.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38v, 14 - 38v, 16 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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