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Ǫrvar-Oddr (ǪrvOdd)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Ævidrápa (Ævdr) - 71

Ævidrápa — ǪrvOdd ÆvdrVIII (Ǫrv)

Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd ÆvdrVIII (Ǫrv))

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddsaga IX (AII, 306-19, BII, 324-39)

SkP info: VIII, 918

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39 — ǪrvOdd Ævdr 39VIII (Ǫrv 109)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 109 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Ævidrápa 39)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 918.

ek um síðir,
hvar saman fóru
karlar röskvir
ok konur þeira.
Þá lét ek fjóra
frændr Ölvarar,
eggleiks hvata,
öndu týna.

 

I saw at last where brave men and their women were moving together. Then I caused four of Ǫlvǫr’s kinsmen, keen {in the play of swords}, [BATTLE] to lose their lives.

notes: After Ásmundr has been killed, Oddr finds a clearing in a wood where a group of men and women are gathered. He shoots one particularly prominent man and three others with his arrows, Gusisnautar ‘Gusir’s gifts’, until the Irish flee into the forest. He does not discover that these men are Ǫlvǫr’s father and brothers until he has met her slightly later in the narrative.

texts: Ǫrv 109

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga IX 39 (AII, 313; BII, 332); Skald II, 178; Ǫrv 1888, 203, FSGJ 2, 352.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 81r, 11 - 81r, 13 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 95r - 95r (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 63ra, 26 - 63ra, 33 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 33v, 28 - 33v, 30 (Ǫrv)  
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