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Ǫrvar-Oddr (ǪrvOdd)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Ævidrápa (Ævdr) - 71

Ævidrápa — ǪrvOdd ÆvdrVIII (Ǫrv)

Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd ÆvdrVIII (Ǫrv))

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddsaga IX (AII, 306-19, BII, 324-39)

SkP info: VIII, 897

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12 — ǪrvOdd Ævdr 12VIII (Ǫrv 82)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 82 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Ævidrápa 12)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 897.

Réðu Bjarmar
brátt at verja
haug hermönnum
ok hamalt fylkja.
Létum þegna,
áðr þaðan færim,
ófa marga
öndu týna.

 

The Permians soon defended the mound with warriors and drew [them] up in a wedge-shaped phalanx. We caused exceedingly many men to lose their lives before we went from there.

notes: [4]: On other instances of the phrase fylkja hamalt ‘draw up [an army] in a wedge-shaped phalanx’ see Gísl Magnkv 10/6II and Note there.

texts: Ǫrv 82

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga IX 12 (AII, 308; BII, 326); Skald II, 174-5, NN §2603 Anm.; Ǫrv 1888, 199, FSGJ 2, 343-4.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 80v, 16 - 80v, 17 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 94r - 94r (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 61va, 1 - 61va, 8 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 33r, 15 - 33r, 16 (Ǫrv)  
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