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Kráka/Áslaug Sigurðardóttir (KrákÁsl)

volume 8; ed. Rory McTurk;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 11

Lausavísur — KrákÁsl LvVIII (RagnSon)

Rory McTurk (forthcoming), ‘ Kráka/Áslaug Sigurðardóttir, Lausavísur’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. . <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=3123> (accessed 24 September 2021)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   Kráka/Áslaug 

SkP info: VIII, 635

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4 — KrákÁsl Lv 4VIII (Ragn 6)

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Cite as: Rory McTurk (ed.) 2017, ‘Ragnars saga loðbrókar 6 (Kráka/Áslaug Sigurðardóttir, Lausavísur 4)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 635.

Þrjár nætr skulum þessar,
ok þó saman, byggja
†hressvar† nætr í höllu,
áðr vit heilug goð blótim.
Þó munu mein á mínum
megi til löng of verða;
heldr ertu bráðr at byrja
þann, er bein hefir engi.

Skulum byggja þessar þrjár nætr, †hressvar† nætr, í höllu, ok þó saman, áðr vit blótim heilug goð. Þó munu mein á megi mínum of verða til löng; ertu heldr bráðr at byrja þann, er hefir engi bein.

Let us live for these three nights, … nights, in the hall, and moreover together, before the two of us sacrifice to the holy gods. Yet the harmful consequences for my son will be too long-lasting; you are rather hasty in begetting the one who has no bones.

texts: Ragn 6

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 2. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ragnarssaga loðbrókar II 6 (AII, 233; BII, 253); Skald II, 131, NN §1451; FSN 1, 250 (Ragn ch. 5), Ragn 1891, 187 (ch. 5), Ragn 1906-8, 129, 179, 198-9 (ch. 6), Ragn 1944, 40, 42-3 (ch. 6), FSGJ 1, 238 (Ragn ch. 6), Ragn 1985, 115 (ch. 6), Ragn 2003, 24 (ch. 6), CPB II, 347.

sources

NKS 1824 b 4° (1824b) 59r, 9 - 59r, 13 (Ragn)  transcr.  image  
AM 147 4° (147) 101v, 3 - 101v, 5 (Ragn)  transcr.  image  image  
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