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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hergunnr (Hergunnr)

volume 8; ed. Richard L. Harris;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 3

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Hergunnr LvVIII (HjǪ)

Richard L. Harris (forthcoming), ‘ Hergunnr, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 26 May 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 510

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

2 — Hergunnr Lv 2VIII (HjǪ 18)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 18 (Hergunnr, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 510.

Held ek upp hrömmum;         hér máttu, jöfurr, líta
hendr Hergunnar;         hefi ek negl óskorna.
Rifna mun þín ólpa,         ef vit, jöfurr, finnumz;
þér skal ei kyrt klappa,         konungr inn suðræni.

Ek held upp hrömmum; hér máttu líta, jöfurr, hendr Hergunnar; ek hefi óskorna negl. Ólpa þín mun rifna, ef vit finnumz, jöfurr; skal ei klappa þér kyrt, inn suðræni konungr.

I hold up my paws; here you can see, prince, Hergunnr’s hands; I have uncut nails. Your cloak will be ripped if we two meet, prince; you will not be stroked gently, southern king.

texts: HjǪ 18

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis III 8 (AII, 336; BII, 357); Skald II, 193; HjǪ 1720, 38-9, FSN 3, 484, FSGJ 4, 208-9, HjǪ 1970, 33, 89, 148.


AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 270v, 17 - 270v, 21 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 51r - 51r (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 91 - 92 (HjǪ)  image  
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