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Marmennill (Marm)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 7

Lausavísur — Marm LvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Marm LvVIII (Hálf))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7 

SkP info: VIII, 314

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7 — Marm Lv 7VIII (Hálf 12)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 12 (Marmennill, Lausavísur 7)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 314.

Kalt vatn augum         en kvett tönnum,
lérept líki,         lát mik aptr í sjó.
Dregr mik engi         í degi síðan
maðr upp í skip         af marabotnum.

Kalt vatn augum en kvett tönnum, lérept líki, lát mik aptr í sjó. Engi maðr dregr mik síðan í degi upp í skip af marabotnum.

Cold water for the eyes and a piece of meat for the teeth, linen for the body, put me back into the sea. No man will pull me then by daylight from the depths of the ocean up into a ship.

texts: Hálf 12

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IV 6 (AII, 258; BII, 278); Skald II, 145, NN §3188; Hálf 1864, 11, Hálf 1909, 86, FSGJ 2, 103-4, Hálf 1981, 116, 175; Edd. Min. 91.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 34r, 12 - 34r, 14 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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