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Ásmundr kappabana (Ásmk)

volume 8; ed. Peter Jorgensen;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 4

Lausavísur — Ásmk LvVIII (Ásm)

Not published: do not cite (Ásmk LvVIII (Ásm))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4 

SkP info: VIII, 21

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1 — Ásmk Lv 1VIII (Ásm 7)

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Cite as: Peter Jorgensen (ed.) 2017, ‘Ásmundar saga kappabana 7 (Ásmundr kappabana, Lausavísur 1)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 21.

Lítt varði mik         laga þeira,
at †mik manns einskis         ofyr kvæði†,
þá er mik til kappa         kuru Húnmegir
átta sinnum         fyr jöfurs ríki.

Lítt varði mik laga þeira, at †mik manns einskis ofyr kvæði†, þá er Húnmegir kuru mik átta sinnum til kappa fyr ríki jöfurs.

I little expected of their laws that …, when the Huns chose me for contests eight times before the king’s realm.

texts: Ásm 7

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 12. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ásmundar saga kappabana II 1 (AII, 321; BII, 341); Skald II, 183; Peringskiöld 1722, 22-3 (ch. 10), FSN 2, 486 (ch. 10), Detter, 1891, 99, FSGJ 1, 407 (ch. 10) (Ásm); CPB I, 191Halvorsen 1951, 18; Edd. Min. 87.


Holm perg 7 4° (7) 43r - 43r (Ásm)  image  
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