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Runic Dictionary

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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Not published: do not cite (Hjþ LvVIII (HjǪ))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, 497

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3 — Hjþ Lv 3VIII (HjǪ 5)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 5 (Hjálmþér Ingason, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 497.

Hræðilig muntu þykkja
hölða liði,
þótt þú oss í sinni sér.
Engan várn seggja
þú svíkja munt,
vösk vinkona,
Vör in harðleita.


You will seem dreadful to the company of heroes, even though you may be of help to us. You will deceive not one of our men, valiant woman-friend, the hard-faced Vör <goddess>.

context: This stanza follows straight on from HjǪ 4, and is introduced with hann kvað ‘he said’.

notes: This stanza, like HjǪ 4, is in ljóðaháttr, but it contains an extra line (l. 7) which is loosely connected to the rest of the stanza and is present in all mss. It is omitted by many eds, including Skj B (but not Skj A), Skald and FSGJ.

texts: HjǪ 5

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis II 3 (AII, 334; BII, 354); Skald II, 191; HjǪ 1720, 28, FSN 3, 474, FSGJ 4, 199, HjǪ 1970, 25, 83, 138-9.


AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 267v, 8 - 267v, 10 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 48v - 48v (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 88 - 88 (HjǪ)  image  
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