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Ormarr (Ormarr)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 4

Lausavísur — Ormarr LvVIII (Heiðr)

Hannah Burrows (forthcoming), ‘ Ormarr, 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=3140> (accessed 30 November 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4 

SkP info: VIII, 475

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2 — Ormarr Lv 2VIII (Heiðr 103)

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Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 103 (Ormarr, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 475.

Sunnan em ek kominn         at segja spjöll þessi:
sviðin er öll         Myrkviðar heiðr,
drifin öll Gotþjóð         gumna blóði.

Ek em kominn sunnan at segja þessi spjöll: öll heiðr Myrkviðar er sviðin, öll Gotþjóð drifin blóði gumna.

I have come from the south to relate these words: all Myrkviðr’s heath is scorched, all the land of the Goths sprayed with the blood of men.

texts: Heiðr 103

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 5. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hervararsaga VII 2 (AII, 254; BII, 273-4); Skald II, 143; Heiðr 1672, 172, FSN 1, 499, Heiðr 1873, 279, Heiðr 1924, 149, Heiðr 1960, 53 (Heiðr); Edd. Min. 7, NK 307, ÍF Edd. II, 425.

sources

AM 203 folx (203x) 111r, 30 - 111v, 2 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 34r, 4 - 34r, 6 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated