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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Not published: do not cite (Hjálm LvVIII)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, 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, Sæbjǫrn and Kolr, Þráinn and Þjóstólfr, Þórálfr and Svalr, Hrappr and Haddingr, Húnfastr, Knúi, Óttarr, Egill with Yngvarr.

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

notes: [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.

texts: Ǫrv 29

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.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 68v, 25 - 68v, 26 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 75v - 75v (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 37v, 25 - 37v, 32 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 15r, 21 - 15r, 23 (Ǫrv)  
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