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Vargeisa/Álfsól (Vargeisa)

volume 8; ed. Richard L. Harris;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 6

Lausavísur — Vargeisa LvVIII (HjǪ)

Richard L. Harris (forthcoming), ‘ Vargeisa/Álfsól, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3144> (accessed 30 November 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6 

SkP info: VIII, 501

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3 — Vargeisa Lv 3VIII (HjǪ 8)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 8 (Vargeisa/Álfsól, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 501.

Sel ek þér Snarvendil;         sigr mun honum fylgja,
jöfurr inn stórráði,         um þína aldrdaga.
Snúiz þín æfi æ         til sigrs ok gæfu,
hvar sem þú heim kannar;         hugr er í konungs barni.

Ek sel þér Snarvendil; sigr mun fylgja honum um aldrdaga þína, inn stórráði jöfurr. Snúiz æfi þín æ til sigrs ok gæfu, hvar sem þú kannar heim; hugr er í barni konungs.

I give you Snarvendill; victory will follow it throughout the days of your life, ambitious prince. May your life always turn to victory and good luck wherever you go in the world; there is courage in the king’s son.

texts: HjǪ 8

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis II 6 (AII, 334; BII, 355); Skald II, 191; HjǪ 1720, 30, FSN 3, 476, FSGJ 4, 200-1, HjǪ 1970, 26, 84, 140.

sources

AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 268r, 4 - 268r, 7 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 48v - 48v (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 88 - 88 (HjǪ)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated