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Margerðr (Margerðr)

volume 8; ed. Richard L. Harris;

VIII. Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Lausavísa — Margerðr LvVIII (HjǪ)

Not published: do not cite (Margerðr LvVIII (HjǪ))

stanzas:  1 

SkP info: VIII, 513

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1 — Margerðr Lv 1VIII (HjǪ 20)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 20 (Margerðr, Lausavísa 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 513.

Illa leikr þú, Ölvir,         eigi ertu hæfr vífum;
má eigi fang festa         á fylki velbornum.
Eggjar eru eitrblandnar,         æfr er döglingr,
oddar alblóðgir;         ei munu vér sigraz.

Þú leikr illa, Ölvir, ertu eigi hæfr vífum; má eigi festa fang á velbornum fylki. Eggjar eru eitrblandnar, döglingr er æfr, oddar alblóðgir; munu vér ei sigraz.

You play foul, Ǫlvir, you are not fit for women; one cannot get a hold on the well-born prince. Sword-edges are poisoned, the ruler is violent, points [are] all bloody; we will not gain victory.

texts: HjǪ 20

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis III 10 (AII, 336; BII, 357-8); Skald II, 193; HjǪ 1720, 39, FSN 3, 484, FSGJ 4, 209, HjǪ 1970, 33, 90, 148.


AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 270v, 27 - 270v, 30 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 51r - 51r (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 92 - 92 (HjǪ)  image  
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