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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Innsteinn Gunnlaðarson (Innsteinn)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Innsteinskviða (Innkv) - 17

not in Skj

Innsteinskviða — Innsteinn InnkvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Innsteinn InnkvVIII (Hálf))

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SkP info: VIII, 323

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

6 — Innsteinn Innkv 6VIII (Hálf 24)

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 24 (Innsteinn Gunnlaðarson, Innsteinskviða 6)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 323.

Þat dreymði mik         þriðja sinni,
at vér í kaf niðr         komnir værim.
Eiga mun allstórt         um at véla;
hvat kveðr þú, þengill,         þann draum vita?

Þat dreymði mik þriðja sinni, at vér værim komnir niðr í kaf. Allstórt mun eiga um at véla; hvat kveðr þú, þengill, þann draum vita?

The third time I dreamed that we were deeply immersed in water. Something very great will have to be dealt with; what do you say, king, that dream means?

texts: Hálf 24

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga VI 11 (AII, 260; BII, 280-1); Skald II, 147; Hálf 1864, 19-20, Hálf 1909, 105, FSGJ 2, 112, Hálf 1981, 118, 181-2; Edd. Min. 35.

sources

GKS 2845 4° (2845) 36r, 13 - 36r, 14 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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