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Hervǫr (Herv)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 20

Lausavísur — Herv LvVIII (Heiðr)

Not published: do not cite (Herv LvVIII (Heiðr))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19 

for reference only:  19x 

SkP info: VIII, 382

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7 — Herv Lv 7VIII (Heiðr 23)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 23 (Hervǫr, Lausavísur 7)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 382.

Hirðumat fælaz         við fnösun slíka,
þótt um alla ey         eldar brenni.
Látum okkr eigi         liðna rekka
skjótla skelfa;         skulum við talaz.

Hirðumat fælaz við slíka fnösun, þótt eldar brenni um alla ey. Látum eigi liðna rekka skelfa okkr skjótla; skulum talaz við.

Let us not care to be frightened at such roaring, though fires may burn around all the island. Let us not allow dead men to frighten us quickly; we must talk about it.

texts: Heiðr 23 (21/6)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga II 6 (AII, 244-5; BII, 264); Skald II, 137; Heiðr 1672, 90, FSN 1, 434, 519, Heiðr 1873, 213, 315, Heiðr 1924, 20-1, 106, FSGJ 2, 14, Heiðr 1960, 13; Edd. Min. 14.


AM 544 4° (Hb) 74r, 6 - 74r, 7 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  image  
GKS 2845 4° (2845) 65r, 5 - 65r, 6 (Heiðr)  image  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 12v, 24 - 13r, 2 (Heiðr)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated