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Hjálmþér Ingason (Hjþ)

volume 8; ed. Richard L. Harris;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 16

Lausavísur — Hjþ LvVIII (HjǪ)

Not published: do not cite (Hjþ LvVIII (HjǪ))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16 

SkP info: VIII, 494

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1 — Hjþ Lv 1VIII (HjǪ 2)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 2 (Hjálmþér Ingason, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 494.

Hjálmþér ek heiti;
hverr spyrr at því,
seggr inn svartleiti
á dýri?
Drepa skulum drengi,
en dýrgripi eignaz,
fúll falsari,
ella flý í brott.

 

I am called Hjálmþér; who asks about it, swarthy man on {the sea-beast}? [SHIP] We shall kill the fellows, foul imposter, and get the treasures or [else] you must flee.

context: Hjálmþér responds immediately to Tóki’s challenge with this stanza.

texts: HjǪ 2

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis I 2 (AII, 333; BII, 354); Skald II, 191; HjǪ 1720, 12, FSN 3, 461-2, FSGJ 4, 187, HjǪ 1970, 11, 72, 124-5.

sources

AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 262v, 5 - 262v, 8 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 44r - 44r (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 82 - 82 (HjǪ)  image  
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