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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sigurðr ormr í auga (Sigoa)

volume 8; ed. Rory McTurk;

VIII. Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

not in Skj

Lausavísa — Sigoa LvVIII (Ragn)

Rory McTurk (forthcoming), ‘ Sigurðr ormr í auga, Lausavísa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <> (accessed 28 October 2021)


SkP info: VIII, 663

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

1 — Sigoa Lv 1VIII (Ragn 19)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


Cite as: Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Ragnars saga loðbrókar 19 (Sigurðr ormr í auga, Lausavísa 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 663.

(Þat) skal þriggja nátta
(ef þik tregar, móðir)
— leið eigu vér langa —
leiðangr búinn verða.
Skal Uppsölum eigi,
þó at ófafé bjóði,
ef oss duga eggjar,
Eysteinn konungr ráða.

Leiðangr skal verða búinn þriggja nátta, ef þat tregar þik, móðir; eigu vér langa leið. Eysteinn konungr skal eigi ráða Uppsölum, þó at bjóði ófafé, ef eggjar duga oss.

An expedition will be prepared within three nights, if that is what is causing you grief, mother; we have a long way to go. King Eysteinn will not rule Uppsala, though he may offer excessive payment, if sword-blades serve us well.

texts: Ragn 19, RagnSon

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 2. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ragnarssaga loðbrókar V 9 (AII, 236; BII, 256); Skald II, 133, NN §§2369, 2514D, 2811; FSN 1, 267 (Ragn ch.9), Ragn 1891, 199-200 (ch. 9), Hb 1892-6, 461 (RagnSon ch. 2); Ragn 1906-8, 144, 183, 208-9 (ch. 10), Ragn 1944, 72-3, 75 (ch. 10), FSGJ 1, 254 (Ragn ch. 10), Ragn 1985, 128 (ch. 10), Ragn 2003, 39-40 (ch. 10), CPB II, 349.


NKS 1824 b 4° (1824b) 65v, 15 - 65v, 17 (Ragn)  transcr.  image  
AM 147 4° (147) 104r, 24 - 104r, 26 (Ragn)  transcr.  image  image  
AM 544 4° (Hb) 105v - 105v (RagnSon)  image  image  
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