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Marmennill (Marm)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 7

Lausavísur — Marm LvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Marm LvVIII (Hálf))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7 

SkP info: VIII, 312

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4 — Marm Lv 4VIII (Hálf 9)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 9 (Marmennill, Lausavísur 4)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 312.

Hefir sér á höfði         hjálm upp spenntan,
herkuml harðligt         Heðins af létta.
Skammt mun sveinum         — sé þat, sem er —
hildar at bíða         hér á ferli.

Hefir sér á höfði upp spenntan hjálm {harðligt herkuml Heðins}, af létta. Sveinum mun skammt at bíða hildar hér á ferli; sé þat, sem er.

On her head she has clasped with ease a helmet, {the hard war token of Heðinn <legendary hero>} [HELMET]. The lads will have to wait a short time for war to be on its way here. I see it as it is.

texts: Hálf 9

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IV 3 (AII, 258; BII, 277-8); Skald II, 145; Hálf 1864, 10, Hálf 1909, 84-5, FSGJ 2, 103, Hálf 1981, 114, 174-5; Edd. Min. 91.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 34r, 5 - 34r, 7 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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