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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Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd ÆvdrVIII (Ǫrv))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, 903

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20 — ǪrvOdd Ævdr 20VIII (Ǫrv 90)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 90 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Ævidrápa 20)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 903.

Uggðum ekki,         sízt eyjar til
vápns vígligir         viðir kómu.
Hlóðu bragnar         fyr bjarg framan
vegg sterkligan;         var ek enn at því.

Uggðum ekki, sízt {vígligir viðir vápns} kómu til eyjar. Bragnar hlóðu sterkligan vegg fyr framan bjarg; ek var enn at því.

We were not afraid after {warlike trees of the weapon} [WARRIORS] came to the island. [Our] men piled up a strong wall in front of the cliff; I also took part.

Mss: 343a(80v), 471(94v), 173ˣ(62ra) (Ǫrv)

Readings: [1] Uggðum: so 471, ‘Augdum’ 343a, ugðu 173ˣ    [2] til: skeggja 173ˣ    [4] viðir: er viðir 173ˣ    [8] enn: so 471, om. 343a, 173ˣ

Editions: Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga IX 20: AII, 309, BII, 328, Skald II, 175; Ǫrv 1888, 200-201, FSGJ 2, 346.

Notes: [All]: As with the previous stanza, there is no close correspondence with the prose saga. There the giants, who are Oddr’s party’s opponents at this point, mass on a headland opposite the island and no mention is made of building a defensive wall in front of a cliff on the island.

Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated