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Hundingi konungr (Hundk)

volume 8; ed. Richard L. Harris;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 7

Lausavísur — Hundk LvVIII (HjǪ)

Not published: do not cite (Hundk LvVIII (HjǪ))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7 

SkP info: VIII, 523

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2 — Hundk Lv 2VIII (HjǪ 31)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 31 (Hundingi konungr, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 523.

Hverr er sá hoski,         er hjálm ok gerð stýrir,
sterkr ok stórmannligr         stendr þér á hlið aðra?
Glöggra máttu greina         frá görpum þínum;
þá veit ek görr,         hvar gestum skal skipa.

Hverr er sá hoski, er stýrir hjálm ok gerð, stendr sterkr ok stórmannligr á aðra hlið þér? Máttu greina glöggra frá görpum þínum; þá veit ek görr, hvar skal skipa gestum.

Who is that wise one, who possesses helmet and armour, stands strong and magnificent by your side? You must describe your men more clearly; then I will know better where the guests should be seated.

texts: HjǪ 31

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis IV 10 (AII, 338; BII, 360); Skald II, 194; HjǪ 1720, 49, FSN 3, 493, FSGJ 4, 218, HjǪ 1970, 40, 96, 156-7.

sources

AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 273v, 18 - 273v, 21 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 53v - 53v (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 95 - 95 (HjǪ)  image  
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