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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Angantýr Heiðreksson (AngH)

volume 8; ed. Hannah Burrows;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 11

not in Skj

Lausavísur — AngH LvVIII (Heiðr)

Hannah Burrows (forthcoming), ‘ Angantýr Heiðreksson, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 24 January 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 466

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2 — AngH Lv 2VIII (Heiðr 95)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 95 (Angantýr Heiðreksson, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 466.

Bresta mun fyrr, bróðir,         in blikhvíta lind,
ok kaldr geirr         koma við annan,
ok margr gumi         í gras hníga,
en ek mun Humlung         hálfan láta,
eða Tyrfing         í tvau deila.

Fyrr mun in blikhvíta lind bresta, bróðir, ok kaldr geirr koma við annan, ok margr gumi hníga í gras, en ek mun láta hálfan Humlung, eða deila Tyrfing í tvau.

The white-gleaming shield will break, brother, and the cold spear clash with another, and many a man sink into the grass, before I will allow the Humlungr (‘descendant of Humli’) half, or divide Tyrfingr in two.

texts: Heiðr 95 (80/)

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga V 10 (AII, 252; BII, 271-2); Skald II, 142; Heiðr 1672, 162, FSN 1, 493-4, Heiðr 1873, 270-1, Heiðr 1924, 88, 144, FSGJ 2, 56, Heiðr 1960, 49 (Heiðr); Edd. Min. 3-4, NK 304, ÍF Edd. II, 420, 422.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 73v, 21 - 73v, 23 [1-2, 5-10] (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  image  image  
AM 203 folx (203x) 110r, 23 - 110r, 26 [1-6, 9-10, 7-8] (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 31v, 23 - 32r, 4 [1-6, 9-10, 7-8] (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 192 folx (192x) -  
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