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Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd ÆvdrVIII (Ǫrv))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   64   65   66   67   68   69   70   71 

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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40 — ǪrvOdd Ævdr 40VIII (Ǫrv 110)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 110 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Ævidrápa 40)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 918.

Réð mik ór vagni
víf at kveðja,
ok þær hoddum mér
hétu góðum.
Bað mik snót koma
sumar it næsta;
léz þá at launum
leita mundu.

 

A woman greeted me from a waggon, and they promised me fine treasures. The lady bade me come the following summer; she said she would then look for rewards.

notes: This stanza diverges considerably from the prose text in all its versions. In them, after killing Ǫlvǫr’s menfolk, Oddr rages through the forest, pulling up bushes by their roots in his fury, until he comes upon an underground chamber beneath one of the bushes. In it he finds some women, one of whom is more beautiful than the others. This turns out to be Ǫlvǫr. Oddr tries to abduct her, but she and her companions resist. She promises to make him a magic shirt if he comes back the following summer.

texts: Ǫrv 110

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga IX 40 (AII, 313; BII, 332); Skald II, 178, NN §2607; Ǫrv 1888, 203, FSGJ 2, 352.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 81r, 13 - 81r, 14 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 95r - 95r (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 63rb, 1 - 63rb, 8 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 33v, 30 - 34r, 1 (Ǫrv)  
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