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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Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd LvVIII)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, 883

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

31 — ǪrvOdd Lv 31VIII (Ǫrv 68)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 68 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Lausavísur 31)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 883.

Lét ek fyrstan         Frey ok Óðin,
blinda báða,         á bál fara.
Urðu æsir         undan at flýja,
hvar er í flokki         fundizk höfðum.

Ek lét Frey fyrstan ok Óðin, báða blinda, fara á bál. Æsir urðu at flýja undan, hvar er höfðum fundizk í flokki.

I caused Freyr first and [then] Óðinn, both blind, to proceed to the pyre. The gods were forced to flee away, wherever we had encountered each other in company.

texts: Ǫrv 68

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga VIII 10 (AII, 305; BII, 324); Skald II, 173, NN §2406; Ǫrv 1888, 182, FSGJ 2, 331; Edd. Min. 75.


AM 344 a 4° (344a) 23v, 18 - 23v, 19 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 343 a 4° (343a) 79r, 7 - 79r, 8 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 91v - 91v (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 57v, 14 - 57v, 17 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 30v, 10 - 30v, 11 (Ǫrv)  
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