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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Not published: do not cite (Ásmk LvVIII (Ásm))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, 23

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3 — Ásmk Lv 3VIII (Ásm 9)

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Cite as: Peter Jorgensen (ed.) 2017, ‘Ásmundar saga kappabana 9 (Ásmundr kappabana, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 23.

Þá hvarflaði         hugr í brjósti,
er menn ellifu         ofrkapp buðu,
áðr mér í svefni         sögðu dísir,
at ek hjörleik þann         heyja skyldak.

Þá hvarflaði hugr í brjósti, er ellifu menn buðu ofrkapp, áðr dísir sögðu mér í svefni, at ek skyldak heyja {þann hjörleik}.

Then courage wavered in my breast when eleven men offered violence, until dísir <minor female deities> said to me in my sleep that I should engage in {that sword play} [BATTLE].

texts: Ásm 9

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 12. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Ásmundar saga kappabana II 3 (AII, 321; BII, 341-2); Skald II, 184; Peringskiöld 1722, 23 (ch. 10), FSN 2, 486 (ch. 10), Detter 1891, 98, FSGJ 1, 407-8 (ch. 10) (Ásm); CPB I, 191, Halvorsen 1951, 19; Edd. Min. 87.


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