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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)

Not published: do not cite (Ásb ÆvkvVIII (OStór))

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SkP info: VIII, 612

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5 — Ásb Ævkv 5VIII (OStór 8)

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Cite as: Peter Jorgensen (ed.) 2017, ‘Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar 8 (Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða 5)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 612.

Annat var, þá er inni.
Ek veitta ferð sveittri
högg með hvassri tuggu
Herjans suðr í skerjum
Elfar. Opt nam kólfi
Ormr hagliga at forma
mest, þá er Miðjungs traustir
mágar eptir lágu.

Annat var, þá er inni. Ek veitta högg með {hvassri tuggu Herjans} sveittri ferð suðr í skerjum Elfar. Ormr nam opt at forma kólfi hagliga mest, þá er {traustir mágar Miðjungs} lágu eptir.

It used to be different, when inside. I dealt blows with {the sharp mouthful of Herjan <= Fenrir(?)>} [SWORD] to the bloody host down south among the skerries of the Götaälv. Ormr often aimed with the arrow skilfully mostly when {the trusted kinsmen of Miðjungr <giant>} [GIANTS] were left lying.

texts: OStór 8, Flat 379

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 18. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar IV 5 (AII, 344; BII, 366); Skald II, 198, NN §2495B; ÓT 1689, 13, Fms 3, 219Flat 1860-8, I, 528, Þorleifur Jónsson 1904, 213, Guðni Jónsson 1935, 184 (ch. 7), Guðni Jónsson 1946-9, 11, 457-8 (ch. 7), Faulkes 2011b, 70 (ch. 7) (OStór).


GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 70va, 29 - 70va, 32 (OStór)  image  image  image  
GKS 2845 4° (2845) 23v, 24 - 23v, 27 (OStór)  image  image  
AM 554 h β 4°x (554h βx) 63v, 7 - 63v, 10 (OStór)  image  
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