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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Not published: do not cite (Hjálm LvVIII)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, 842

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19 — Hjálm Lv 19VIII (Ǫrv 29)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 29 (Hjálmarr inn hugumstóri, Lausavísur 19)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 842.

Svarfraði, Sigvaldi,         Sæbjörn ok Kolr,
Þráinn ok Þjóstólfr,         Þórálfr ok Svalr,
Hrappr ok Haddingr,         Húnfastr, Knúi,
Óttarr, Egill         með Yngvari.

Svarfraði, Sigvaldi, Sæbjörn ok Kolr, Þráinn ok Þjóstólfr, Þórálfr ok Svalr, Hrappr ok Haddingr, Húnfastr, Knúi, Óttarr, Egill með Yngvari.

Svarfraði, Sigvaldi, Sæbjǫrn and Kolr, Þráinn and Þjóstólfr, Þórálfr and Svalr, Hrappr and Haddingr, Húnfastr, Knúi, Óttarr, Egill with Yngvarr.

Mss: 343a(68v), 471(75v), 173ˣ(37v) (Ǫrv)

Readings: [1] Svarfraði: Svarfandi 471, Snarfari 173ˣ    [4] ok: om. 173ˣ    [5] ok: om. 471    [6] Knúi: beini 471, bendir 173ˣ    [8] með: ok með 173ˣ

Editions: Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga β 5: AII, 296, BII, 316, Skald II, 168; Ǫrv 1888, 105, FSGJ 2, 261-2.

Context: This stanza is the fifth and last of a roll-call of Hjálmarr’s former drinking mates.

Notes: [1]: Sigvaldi is another name with legendary Danish connotations. In Jvs Sigvaldi is the name of one of the most prominent Jómsvíkingar, the son of Jarl Strút-Haraldr, ruler of Sjælland. — [7, 8]: The names Óttarr, Egill and Yngvarr are associated with traditions of the Swedish and Norwegian Yngling dynasty (cf. Þjóð Yt 14I, 15I and 18I), which are also echoed in the Old English poem Beowulf.

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