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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Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd ÆvdrVIII (Ǫrv))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, 928

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51 — ǪrvOdd Ævdr 51VIII (Ǫrv 121)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 121 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Ævidrápa 51)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 928.

Gekk ek um Gautland
í grimmum hug
sex dægr í samt,
áðr Sæund fyndak.
Lét ek hans liðmenn
hjörvi mæta,
sex ok átta
með sjálfum gram.

 

I travelled through Götaland in angry mood for six days together before I came upon Sæundr. I caused his company to meet the sword, six and eight together with the chief himself.

notes: The first two lines of this stanza are exactly the same as ll. 1-2 of ǪrvOdd Lv 19 (Ǫrv 52), which belongs to Oddr’s mannjafnaðr with Sjólfr and Sigurðr. Ǫrv 52 is found in all mss (cf. Ǫrv 1888, 164-5), and ll. 3-8 of this stanza are obviously a variant of Ǫrv 52/3-8.

texts: Ǫrv 121

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga IX 51 (AII, 315; BII, 334); Skald II, 179; Ǫrv 1888, 205, Ǫrv 1892, 98, FSGJ 2, 355-6.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 81r, 28 - 81r, 29 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 95v - 95v (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 63vb, 26 - 64ra, 1 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 34r, 18 - 34r, 20 (Ǫrv)  
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