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Runic Dictionary

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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 22 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, 375

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4 — Herv Lv 4VIII (Heiðr 17)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 17 (Hervǫr, Lausavísur 4)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 375.

Bú þú mik at öllu,         sem þú hraðast kunnir,
sannfð kona,         sem þú son myndir.
Satt eitt mun mér         í svefn bera;
fæ ek ekki hér         ynði it næsta.

Bú þú mik at öllu, sem þú kunnir hraðast, sannfð kona, sem þú myndir son. Satt eitt mun bera mér í svefn; fæ ek ekki hér ynði it næsta.

Dress me in all respects, as quickly as you can, truly-wise woman, as you would a son. The truth alone will be brought to me in a dream; I will not get happiness here in the near future.

texts: Heiðr 17, Heiðr 17

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga I 5 (AII, 243; BII, 263); Skald II, 137, NN §2831B(d); Heiðr 1672, 86FSN 1, 431, Heiðr 1873, 313, Heiðr 1924, 16-17, 104, FSGJ 2, 12-13, Heiðr 1960, 11-12; Edd. Min. 89.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 64v, 13 - 64v, 15 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 11v, 22 - 12r, 1 (Heiðr)  image  
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