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Innsteinn Gunnlaðarson (Innsteinn)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Innsteinskviða (Innkv) - 17

Innsteinskviða — Innsteinn InnkvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Innsteinn InnkvVIII (Hálf))

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SkP info: VIII, 330

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13 — Innsteinn Innkv 13VIII (Hálf 33)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 33 (Innsteinn Gunnlaðarson, Innsteinskviða 13)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 330.

Snúiz snarliga         snyrtidrengir
út ór eldi         með auðbrota.
Enginn er ýta,         sá er æ lifir;
mun ekki baugbroti         við bana kvíða.

Snyrtidrengir snúiz snarliga út ór eldi með {auðbrota}. Er enginn ýta, sá er lifir æ; {baugbroti} mun ekki kvíða við bana.

May the gallant warriors turn quickly out of the fire with {the treasure-breaker} [GENEROUS RULER = Hálfr]. There is no man who lives forever; {the ring-breaker} [GENEROUS RULER = Hálfr] will not be apprehensive of death.

texts: Hálf 33

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga VII 5 (AII, 262; BII, 282-3); Skald II, 148; Hálf 1864, 24, Hálf 1909, 109, FSGJ 2, 116, Hálf 1981, 124, 184; Edd. Min. 37.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 36v, 14 - 36v, 16 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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