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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Not published: do not cite (Angantýr LvVIII (Heiðr))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;
sá mun ríkstr alinn         und röðuls tjaldi.

Muntu geta son, þann er mun hafa Tyrfing síðan ok trúa magni. Lýðar munu heita þann Heiðrek; sá mun alinn ríkstr und {tjaldi röðuls}.

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].

Mss: Hb(74r), 2845(65v), R715ˣ(13v) (Heiðr)

Readings: [2] síðan: so 2845, síð Hb, ‘sydar’ R715ˣ    [3] hafa: so 2845, R715ˣ, bera Hb    [4] magni: so 2845, R715ˣ, afli Hb    [5] munu: mun 2845, R715ˣ    [7] mun: so 2845, R715ˣ, man Hb    [8] und: undir 2845

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.

Notes: [All]: 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.  — [4] magni ‘might’: Hb’s reading, afli ‘power’, is also acceptable but in the minority.

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