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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Skinnhúfa/Hildisif (Skinnhúfa)

volume 8; ed. Richard L. Harris;

VIII. Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

not in Skj

Lausavísa — Skinnhúfa LvVIII (HjǪ)

Not published: do not cite (Skinnhúfa LvVIII (HjǪ))

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis (AII, 333-41, BII, 353-63)

SkP info: VIII, 537

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

1 — Skinnhúfa Lv 1VIII (HjǪ 45)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 45 (Skinnhúfa/Hildisif, Lausavísa 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 537.

Sax hefir þú, Ölvir,         slík eru vápn færi,
bana veitti Bendli,         barstu þat ór helli.
Brá ek hilmis sonum         í hana líki;
forðaðak ykru fjörvi;         fegri em ek nú hóti.

Þú hefir sax, Ölvir, færi vápn eru slík, veitti Bendli bana, barstu þat ór helli. Ek brá sonum hilmis í líki hana; forðaðak fjörvi ykru; ek em nú hóti fegri.

You have a sword, Ǫlvir, there are few weapons like it, it gave death to Bendill <giant>, you bore it out of a cave. I changed the sons of a king into the bodies of roosters; I saved your lives; now I am a little more beautiful.

texts: HjǪ 45

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis VI 4 (AII, 341; BII, 363); Skald II, 191; HjǪ 1720, 73-4, FSN 3, 513, FSGJ 4, 238, HjǪ 1970, 60, 110, 178.

sources

AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 281r, 3 - 281r, 6 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 59v - 59v (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 104 - 104 (HjǪ)  image  
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