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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ásbjǫrn (Ásb)

volume 8; ed. Peter Jorgensen;

VIII. Ævikviða (Ævkv) - 9

not in Skj

Ævikviða — Ásb ÆvkvVIII (OStór)

Peter Jorgensen (forthcoming), ‘ Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 4 July 2022)

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SkP info: VIII, 609

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2 — Ásb Ævkv 2VIII (OStór 5)

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Cite as: Peter Jorgensen (ed.) 2017, ‘Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar 5 (Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 609.

Annat var, þá er inni.
Ölkátirvér sátum
ok á fleyskipi fórum
fjörð af Hörðalandi.
Drukkum mjöð ok mæltum
mart orð saman forðum;
nú emk einn í öngvar
jötna þröngvar genginn.

Annat var, þá er inni. Vér sátum ölkátirok fórum fjörð á fleyskipi af Hörðalandi. Drukkum mjöð forðum ok mæltum mart orð saman; nú emk einn genginn í öngvar þröngvar jötna.

It used to be different, when inside. We would sit merry with ale and sail the fjord on a fast ship away from Hordaland. We drank mead in days gone by and spoke many a word together; now I have come alone into the confining straits of giants.

texts: OStór 5, Flat 376

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 18. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar IV 2 (AII, 342; BII, 365); Skald II, 197, NN §2495A; ÓT 1689, 13, Fms 3, 218Flat 1860-8, I, 528, Þorleifur Jónsson 1904, 212-13, Guðni Jónsson 1935, 183 (ch. 7), Guðni Jónsson 1946-9, 11, 457-8 (ch. 7), Faulkes 2011b, 69 (ch. 7) (OStór).


GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 70va, 21 - 70va, 24 (OStór)  image  image  image  
GKS 2845 4° (2845) 23v, 13 - 23v, 17 (OStór)  image  image  
AM 554 h β 4°x (554h βx) 63r, 20 - 63v, 3 [1-6] (OStór)  image  
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