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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Not published: do not cite (Hjálm LvVIII)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, 834

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10 — Hjálm Lv 10VIII (Ǫrv 20)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 20 (Hjálmarr inn hugumstóri, Lausavísur 10)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 834.

Hrafn flýgr austan         af hám meiði;
flýgr honum eptir         örn í sinni.
Þeim gef ek erni         efstum bráðir;
sá mun á blóði         bergja mínu.

Hrafn flýgr austan af hám meiði; örn flýgr eptir honum í sinni. Ek gef þeim efstum erni bráðir; sá mun bergja á blóði mínu.

A raven flies from the east from a tall tree; an eagle flies after him in company. I will provide meat for the last eagle; that one will taste my blood.

texts: Heiðr 12, Ǫrv 20

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga IV 8 (AII, 294; BII, 314); Skald II, 167; Ǫrv 1888, 106, Ǫrv 1892, 59, FSGJ 2, 262-3; Heiðr 1924, 14, 101, Heiðr 1960, 9; Edd. Min. 51, 53.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 64r, 12 - 64r, 12 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  image  
UppsUB R 715x (R715x) 10v, 22 - 11r, 1 (Heiðr)  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 68v, 34 - 68v, 36 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 75v, 13 - 75v, 14 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 38r, 17 - 38r, 24 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 15v, 5 - 15v, 7 (Ǫrv)  
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