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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ǫrvar-Oddr (ǪrvOdd)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 32

not in Skj

Lausavísur — ǪrvOdd LvVIII

Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd LvVIII)

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SkP info: VIII, 866

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

19 — ǪrvOdd Lv 19VIII (Ǫrv 52)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 52 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Lausavísur 19)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 866.

Gekk ek um Gautland         í grimmum hug
sjau dægr saman,         áðr ek Sævið fyndak.
Knátta ek þeira,         áðr ek þaðan færa,
fimtán liða         fjörvi ráða;
en þú gjögraðir,         gárungr vesall,
síð of öpnum         til sængr þýjar.

Ek gekk um Gautland í grimmum hug sjau dægr saman, áðr ek fyndak Sævið. Ek knátta ráða fimtán liða þeira fjörvi, áðr ek færa þaðan; en þú, vesall gárungr, gjögraðir síð of öpnum til sængr þýjar.

I travelled through Götaland in angry mood for seven days together before I came upon Sæviðr. I succeeded in taking the lives of fifteen of their company before I got away from there; but you, wretched buffoon, were staggering late in the evenings to a slave woman’s bed.

texts: Ǫrv 52

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga VII 19 (AII, 301-2; BII, 320-1); Skald II, 171; Ǫrv 1888, 164-5, Ǫrv 1892, 83, FSGJ 2, 318; Edd. Min. 57.


Holm perg 7 4° (7) 55r, 7 - 55r, 9 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 344 a 4° (344a) 21v, 31 - 21v, 33 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 77v, 7 - 77v, 9 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 89r - 89r (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 54r, 5 - 54r, 12 [1-4, 9-12] (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 28v, 1 - 28v, 3 (Ǫrv)  
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