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Heiðrekr (Heiðrekr)

volume 8; ed. Hannah Burrows;

Heiðreks gátur (Heiðr) - 1

Heiðreks gátur — Heiðrekr HeiðrVIII (Heiðr)

Not published: do not cite (Heiðrekr HeiðrVIII (Heiðr))

stanzas:  1 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5 [38]. Heiðreks gátur [38], Gestumblindes gåder (AII, 228, BII, 247)

Full edition, translation and commentary for this verse can be found in the printed volume VIII, p. 452. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant). Do not refer to this site when using the text below.

1 — Heiðrekr Heiðr 1VIII (Heiðr 85)

Cite as: Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 85 (Heiðrekr, Heiðreks gátur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 452.

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Undr ok argskap
ok alla bleyði,
engi vissi þau þín orð utan þú einn
ill vættr ok ǫrm.  (málaháttr)

texts: Heiðr 85

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 5. Heiðreks gátur 38 (AII, 228; BII, 247); Skald II, 128, NN §2364; FSN 1, 487, Heiðr 1873, 263, Heiðr 1924, 83; Edd. Min. 120.


AM 597 b 4°x (597bx) 51r, 27 - 51r, 29 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
AM 281 4°x (281x) 101r, 2 - 101r, 3 (Heiðr)  transcr.  image  
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