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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Not published: do not cite (Hjálm LvVIII)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, 818

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2 — Hjálm Lv 2VIII (Ǫrv 6)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 6 (Hjálmarr inn hugumstóri, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 818.

Þá frák manna         meinúðgasta,
ógjarnasta         gott at vinna.
Þeir berserkir,         böls um fyldir,
tvau skip hruðu         tryggra manna.

Frák þá meinúðgasta manna, ógjarnasta at vinna gott. Þeir berserkir, um fyldir böls, hruðu tvau skip tryggra manna.

I have heard them [to be] the most evil-minded of men, most un-eager to do good. Those berserks, filled with enmity, cleared two ships of trusty men.

texts: Ǫrv 6

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga III 2 (AII, 290; BII, 311); Skald II, 165, NN §795; Ǫrv 1888, 98, Ǫrv 1892, 52, FSGJ 2, 252; Edd. Min. 56.


AM 344 a 4° (344a) 16v, 17 - 16v, 19 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 67v, 25 - 67v, 27 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 74r - 74r (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 35r, 30 - 35v, 4 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 14r, 9 - 14r, 10 (Ǫrv)  
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