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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hjálmarr inn hugumstóri (Hjálm)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 19

not in Skj

Lausavísur — Hjálm LvVIII

Not published: do not cite (Hjálm LvVIII)

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SkP info: VIII, 833

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9 — Hjálm Lv 9VIII (Ǫrv 19)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 19 (Hjálmarr inn hugumstóri, Lausavísur 9)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 833.

Hvarf ek frá fögrum
fljóða söngvi,
alltrauðr gamans,
austr við Sóta.
För skundaðak,
ok fórk í lið
hinzta sinni
frá hollvinum.

 

I went east in company with Sóti, completely averse to pleasure, away from the beautiful singing of women. I speeded my journey and joined a warband for the last time away from my loyal friends.

context: In the Heiðr ms. 2845 this stanza follows from Ǫrv 18 without intervening prose. In R715ˣ the order of Ǫrv 18 and 19 is reversed (see Ǫrv 18 Note to [All]). In the Ǫrv mss, Ǫrv 19 follows Hjálm Lv 11 (Ǫrv 21) as the second of a long sequence of eight stanzas without any intervening prose.

texts: Heiðr 11, Ǫrv 19

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga IV 7 (AII, 294; BII, 314); Skald II, 167; Ǫrv 1888, 103, Ǫrv 1892, 58, FSGJ 2, 258; Heiðr 1924, 13-14, 101, Heiðr 1960, 9; Edd. Min. 50, 53.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 64r, 10 - 64r, 12 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 10v, 16 - 10v, 19 (Heiðr)  image  
AM 344 a 4° (344a) 17v, 15 - 17v, 16 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 68v, 8 - 68v, 9 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 75r, 12 - 75r, 14 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 36v, 29 - 36v, 36 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 15r, 2 - 15r, 3 (Ǫrv)  
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