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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Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd ÆvdrVIII (Ǫrv))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, 909

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27 — ǪrvOdd Ævdr 27VIII (Ǫrv 97)

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 97 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Ævidrápa 27)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 909.

Báru rekkar
ráð sín saman;
þótti ei fyrðum
féván mikil.
Kuru Háleygir
kost inn vildra;
réðum leggja
lag várt saman.

 

The warriors consulted together; there did not seem to the men to be great expectation of money. The Háleygir [we] chose the better alternative; we decided to enter into fellowship together.

notes: The stanza follows the wording of the prose text fairly closely. After Oddr’s party and that of Þórðr and Hjálmarr have fought each others for two days, Oddr is preparing to fight again, when Þórðr asks er þar fjárván á skipum þínum (Ǫrv 1888, 64-5) ‘is there expectation of money on your ships’? Oddr admits that there is not, so Þórðr suggests that it would be more sensible for the parties to enter into a fellowship together.

texts: Ǫrv 97

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga IX 27 (AII, 310-11; BII, 329-30); Skald II, 176; Ǫrv 1888, 201-2, FSGJ 2, 348.

sources

AM 343 a 4° (343a) 80v, 38 - 80v, 40 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 94v - 94v (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 173 folx (173x) 62rb, 25 - 62rb, 32 (Ǫrv)  image  
AM 344 b 4°x (344bx) 33v, 10 - 33v, 11 (Ǫrv)  
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