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Hervǫr (Herv)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 20

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. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3135> (accessed 20 September 2021)

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, 374

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2 — Herv Lv 2VIII (Heiðr 15)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 15 (Hervǫr, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 374.

Nú fýsir mik,         fóstri, at vitja
framgenginna         frænda minna.
Auð mundu þeir         eiga nógan;
þann skal ek öðlaz,         nema ek áðr förumz.

Nú fýsir mik, fóstri, at vitja framgenginna frænda minna. Þeir mundu eiga nógan auð; ek skal öðlaz þann, nema ek förumz áðr.

Now I am eager, foster-father, to visit my deceased kinsmen. They must own abundant wealth; I shall inherit it, unless I die first.

Mss: 2845(64v), R715ˣ(11v) (Heiðr)

Readings: [2] fóstri: ‘ad fostri’ R715ˣ    [7] ek: í corrected from ‘ek’ in the margin the hand of JR R715ˣ    [8] áðr: áðra R715ˣ;    förumz: forkomi R715ˣ

Editions: Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga I 3: AII, 243, BII, 262-3, Skald II, 136; Heiðr 1672, 86, FSN 1, 431, Heiðr 1873, 312-13, Heiðr 1924, 16, 103, FSGJ 2, 12, Heiðr 1960, 11; Edd. Min. 88.

Context: The stanza is introduced by Hon kvað ‘She said’.

Notes:

Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated