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Ǫrvar-Oddr (ǪrvOdd)

volume 8; ed. Margaret Clunies Ross;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 32

Lausavísur — ǪrvOdd LvVIII

Not published: do not cite (ǪrvOdd LvVIII)

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SkP info: VIII, 878

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28 — ǪrvOdd Lv 28VIII (Ǫrv 63 [b])

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Ǫrvar-Odds saga 63 (Ǫrvar-Oddr, Lausavísur 28)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 878.

Fæddi mik Ingjaldr         upp í bernsku,
sá er Eikund réð         ok Jaðar bygði.

Ingjaldr fæddi mik upp í bernsku, sá er réð Eikund ok bygði Jaðar.

Ingjaldr brought me up in my childhood, he who owned Ekund and lived in Jæren.

Mss: 344a(23v), 343a(78v), 471(91v), 173ˣ(57r) (ll. 1-2) (Ǫrv)

Readings: [1] Fæddi: fæddu 343a    [2] upp: ‘v[…]’ 471    [3] Eikund: so 343a, einn 344a, ‘ei[…]’ 471    [4] Jaðar bygði: jarðir byggja 471

Editions: Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], E. 10. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ǫrvar-Oddssaga VIII 5: AII, 304, BII, 323, Skald II, 172; Ǫrv 1888, 180, FSGJ 2, 329; Edd. Min. 76.

Context: See Context for Ǫrv 63a.

Notes: [All]: As a helmingr self-identifying the hero, these lines may belong to a different version of the story of Ǫrvar-Oddr or, as Edd. Min. lxviii suggests, may relate to a different Ingjaldr. Ms. 173ˣ has only the first two lines of this helmingr. — [1]: Ingjaldr is the name of Oddr’s foster-father, a farmer (bóndi) from Berurjóðr, a farmstead on the coast of Jæren between Egersund and Stavanger. — [3] Eikund ‘Ekund’: An island off the coast of Rogaland in south-western Norway. This island is not mentioned in the prose of Ǫrv, and is named nowhere else in skaldic poetry. — [4] Jaðar ‘Jæren’: Cf. Ǫrv 1/2 and Note there.

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