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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Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd LvVIII)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, 867

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

20 — ǪrvOdd Lv 20VIII (Ǫrv 53)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 53 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Lausavísur 20)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 867.

Þit munuð hvergi         hæfir þykkja,
Sigurðr ok Sjólfr,         í sveit konungs,
ef ek Hjálmars get         ins hugumstóra,
þess er snarligast         sverði beitti.

Þit munuð hvergi þykkja hæfir í sveit konungs, Sigurðr ok Sjólfr, ef ek get Hjálmars ins hugumstóra, þess er beitti sverði snarligast.

You two will nowhere appear worthy in a king’s retinue, Sigurðr and Sjólfr, if I mention Hjálmarr inn hugumstóri (‘the Great-minded‘), the one who wielded the sword most keenly.

texts: Ǫrv 53

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga VII 20 (AII, 302; BII, 321); Skald II, 171; Ǫrv 1888, 165, Ǫrv 1892, 83, FSGJ 2, 319; Edd. Min. 69.


Holm perg 7 4° (7) 55r, 12 - 55r, 13 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 344 a 4° (344a) 22r, 7 - 22r, 9 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 77v, 14 - 77v, 16 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 89r - 89r (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 54r, 16 - 54r, 19 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 28v, 7 - 28v, 9 (Ǫrv)  
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