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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Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd LvVIII)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, 871

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24 — ǪrvOdd Lv 24VIII (Ǫrv 57)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 57 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Lausavísur 24)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 871.

hefi ek dýra
drengi talða,
þá er forðum mér
fylgðu úti.
Munu víst eigi
verða síðan
frægri fyrðar
í fólkroði.


Now I have enumerated the noble warriors who formerly followed me out to sea. Men will certainly not afterwards become more famous in {the army-reddening}. [BATTLE]

context: As for Ǫrv 53.

notes: [7-8]: The line is very similar to Ǫrv 39/7-8 fellu fyrðar í fólkroði ‘men fell in the army-reddening [BATTLE]’. On the cpd fólkroð, see Note to 39/8. NN §2406 discusses this and other compounds in ‑roð/-roði. Cf. also ms. 471’s reading of Ǫrv 68/7.

texts: Ǫrv 57

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga VII 24 (AII, 302-3; BII, 321); Skald II, 171-2, NN §2406; Ǫrv 1888, 167, Ǫrv 1892, 84, FSGJ 2, 320; Edd. Min. 70.


Holm perg 7 4° (7) 55r, 17 - 55r, 18 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 344 a 4° (344a) 22r, 9 - 22r, 10 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 77v, 20 - 77v, 22 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 89r - 89v (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 54r, 28 - 54r, 29 [1-4] (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 28v, 13 - 28v, 14 (Ǫrv)  
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