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Angantýr Arngrímsson (Angantýr)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 12

Lausavísur — Angantýr LvVIII (Heiðr)

Not published: do not cite (Angantýr LvVIII (Heiðr))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12 

SkP info: VIII, 395

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5 — Angantýr Lv 5VIII (Heiðr 35)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 35 (Angantýr Arngrímsson, Lausavísur 5)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 395.

Muntu son geta,
þann er síðan mun
Tyrfing hafa
ok trúa magni.
Þann munu Heiðrek
heita lýðar;
mun ríkstr alinn
und röðuls tjaldi.


You will give birth to a son, who will have Tyrfingr later, and trust in its might. People will call him Heiðrekr; he will be born most powerful under {the tent of the sun}. [SKY/HEAVEN]

notes: Angantýr’s prophecy is fulfilled later in the saga when Hervǫr has a son, Heiðrekr, with Hǫfundr, son of King Guðmundr of Glasisvellir (on the latter see further Heiðr 1960, 84-6); Heiðrekr becomes a powerful and wealthy king through marriage alliances, inheritance and his own war-making. 

texts: Heiðr 35 (33/18)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga III 11 (AII, 247; BII, 267); Skald II, 139; Heiðr 1672, 92, FSN 1, 438, 521, Heiðr 1873, 218, 319, Heiðr 1924, 27, 109-10, FSGJ 2, 19, Heiðr 1960, 16-17; Edd. Min. 17.


AM 544 4° (Hb) 74r, 25 - 74r, 27 (Heiðr)  image  image  image  
GKS 2845 4° (2845) 65v, 8 - 65v, 10 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 13v, 21 - 13v, 24 (Heiðr)  image  
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