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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 18 October 2021)

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SkP info: VIII, 514

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

3 — Hergunnr Lv 3VIII (HjǪ 21)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 21 (Hergunnr, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 514.

Hvar ertu Margerðr,         mær in öflgasta?
Vinnr þú sigr lítinn         á siklings liði.
Hryggr er hálflaminn         en herðar brotnar,
sterkr er stafnbúi;         stökkva mun nú verða.

Hvar ertu Margerðr, in öflgasta mær? Þú vinnr lítinn sigr á liði siklings. Hryggr er hálflaminn en herðar brotnar, stafnbúi er sterkr; nú mun verða stökkva.

Where are you Margerðr, most powerful maiden? You are gaining small victory over the prince’s company. [My] back is half crippled, and my shoulders broken, the forecastle-man [Hjálmþér] is strong; now we must take flight.

texts: HjǪ 21

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis III 11 (AII, 337; BII, 358); Skald II, 193; HjǪ 1720, 40, FSN 3, 485, FSGJ 4, 210, HjǪ 1970, 33-4, 90, 149.


AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 271r, 11 - 271r, 15 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 51v - 51v (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 92 - 92 (HjǪ)  image  
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