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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Not published: do not cite (Hjþ LvVIII (HjǪ))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, 524

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11 — Hjþ Lv 11VIII (HjǪ 32)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 32 (Hjálmþér Ingason, Lausavísur 11)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 524.

Ölvir hann heitir,
er hræðiz aldri
eld eggjar
eðr hergengi,
borinn sem buðlungar,
þeir sem beztir eru,
mætri en mildingar,
minn er fóstbróðir.


He is called Ǫlvir, who never fears fire or sword or battle-following, born like princes, they who are best, more worthy than generous rulers, he is my foster-brother.

context: In this stanza Hjálmþér presents Ǫlvir and his credentials to King Hundingi.

texts: HjǪ 32

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis IV 11 (AII, 338; BII, 360); Skald II, 194-5; HjǪ 1720, 49, FSN 3, 493, FSGJ 4, 218-19, HjǪ 1970, 40, 95, 157.


AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 273v, 22 - 273v, 25 (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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