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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hervǫr (Herv)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 20

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Herv LvVIII (Heiðr)

Hannah Burrows (forthcoming), ‘ Hervǫr, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 16 October 2021)

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for reference only:  19x 

SkP info: VIII, 372

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

1 — Herv Lv 1VIII (Heiðr 13)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 13 (Hervǫr, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 372.

Áka ek várri         vegsemð hrósa,
þótt hefði Fróðmars         fengit hylli.
Föður hugðumz ek         fræknan eiga;
nú er sagðr fyrir mér:         svína hirðir.

Ek áka hrósa vegsemð várri, þótt hefði fengit hylli Fróðmars. Ek hugðumz eiga fræknan föður; nú er sagðr fyrir mér: hirðir svína.

I cannot praise our honour, though I might have gained Fróðmarr’s favour. I thought myself to have a brave father; now it is said before me: a herder of swine.

texts: Heiðr 13

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga I 1 (AII, 242; BII, 262); Skald II, 136; Heiðr 1672, 85FSN 1, 431, Heiðr 1873, 311-12, Heiðr 1924, 15, 102-3, FSGJ 2, 11, Heiðr 1960, 10; Edd. Min. 88.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 64v, 5 - 64v, 7 (Heiðr)  image  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 11v, 8 - 11v, 11 (Heiðr)  image  
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