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Hjálmarr inn hugumstóri (Hjálm)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 19

Lausavísur — Hjálm LvVIII

Not published: do not cite (Hjálm LvVIII)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19 

SkP info: VIII, 838

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13 — Hjálm Lv 13VIII (Ǫrv 23)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 23 (Hjálmarr inn hugumstóri, Lausavísur 13)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 838.

Ber þú til sýnis         — sá er minn vili —
Hjálmars brynju         í höll konungs.
Hugr mun gangaz         hilmis dóttur,
er hon höggna sér         hlíf fyr brjósti.

Ber þú brynju Hjálmars til sýnis í höll konungs; sá er vili minn. Hugr dóttur hilmis mun gangaz, er hon sér hlíf höggna fyr brjósti.

Carry as visible proof Hjálmarr’s mail-coat into the king’s hall; that is my wish. The heart of the prince’s daughter will be deeply moved when she sees the shield before my breast slashed to pieces.

texts: Ǫrv 23

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga α 3 (AII, 295; BII, 315); Skald II, 167, NN §2601; Ǫrv 1888, 103, Ǫrv 1892, 58, FSGJ 2, 259; Edd. Min. 50-1.


AM 344 a 4° (344a) 17v, 20 - 17v, 22 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 68v, 12 - 68v, 13 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 75r - 75r (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 37r, 16 - 37r, 23 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 15r, 7 - 15r, 8 (Ǫrv)  
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