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Ásbjǫrn (Ásb)

volume 8; ed. Peter Jorgensen;

VIII. Ævikviða (Ævkv) - 9

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. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3166> (accessed 20 October 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 

SkP info: VIII, 613

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6 — Ásb Ævkv 6VIII (OStór 9)

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Cite as: Peter Jorgensen (ed.) 2017, ‘Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar 9 (Ásbjǫrn, Ævikviða 6)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 613.

Annat var, þá er inni.
Allir saman várum,
Gautr ok Geiri,
Glúmr ok Starri,
Sámr ok Sæmingr,
synir Oddvarar,
Haukr ok Háma,
Hrókr ok Tóki.

 

It used to be different, when inside. We were all together, Gautr and Geiri, Glúmr and Starri, Sámr and Sæmingr, the sons of Oddvǫr, Haukr and Háma, Hrókr and Tóki.

notes: The list of names in OStór 9-10 is possibly imitated from a similar list in Hjálm Lv 15-19 (Ǫrv 26-30), although few of the names are exactly the same. Starri appears in Hjálm Lv 15/6 (Ǫrv 26). The roll-call of heroic names, none of whom appear in the prose of OStór, is a convention of some early Germanic heroic poetry, and of poetry in fornaldarsögur that follows this mode; cf. Faulkes (2011b, 33 n. 2). For the metrical characteristics of OStór 9 and 10, see Introduction.

texts: OStór 9, Flat 380

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 18. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar IV 6 (AII, 344; BII, 366); Skald II, 198; ÓT 1689, 13-14, Fms 3, 220Flat 1860-8, I, 528, Þorleifur Jónsson 1904, 213-14, Guðni Jónsson 1935, 184 (ch. 7), Guðni Jónsson 1946-9, 11, 457-8 (ch. 7), Faulkes 2011b, 70 (ch. 7) (OStór).

sources

GKS 1005 fol (Flat) 70va, 32 - 70va, 34 (OStór)  image  image  image  
GKS 2845 4° (2845) 23v, 27 - 24r, 1 (OStór)  image  image  
AM 554 h β 4°x (554h βx) 63v, 10 - 63v, 12 (OStór)  image  
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